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                         MUGH.
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THE Mughs are a highly Bengalized class of Rakoings, who call themselves Myami or great Myams.  They inhabit Arracan, where they form an industrious, active, and useful class of people, not without soldierly qualities.  They are useful also as police; and in the Burmese war a levy of them, under the title of the Mugh levy, commanded and disciplined by English officers, did good service, distinguishing themselves in the defence of the frontier; and the force is still, we believe, in existence, serving in the Assam districts.  We can, however, discover no details of their habits and customs among the official records.
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