abvabu meaning in english

[H.] n. (Lit. Doors, chapters.) Miscellaneous revenue accounts. “The usual heads in Revenue accounts are Mal and Abwab. The Mal or Regular revenue is collected on land and customs, including taxes on liquors, &c The Abwab, or Miscellaneous includes the difference of exchange (often considerable) between that of the market and the fixed rate at which the revenue of the district is paid, casual aid or support of the Government officers, fees to the shroff, and contributions to various feasts.” Malcolm, vol. ii. p. 48.