Green’s Dictionary of Slang

maund n.

[maund v.]
(UK Und.)

1. begging; thus a specific begging ruse, e.g. a fake sore.

[UK]Rowlands Martin Mark-all 39: What maunde doe you beake, what kind of begging vse you?
[UK]Dekker O per se O M4: When the soare is aboue the elbow, as if it were broken, or hurt by falling from a Scaffold, it is called Masons Mavnd.

2. a beggar.

[UK]New Canting Dict. n.p.: The Cove tipt the Maund but a single Baubee [...] The Gentleman has given the Beggar but a single Half-penny.

In phrases

soldier’s maund (n.) (also soldier’s mawnd)

(UK Und.) a fake wound, assumed by beggars who wish to pose as soldiers returned from the wars; thus the beggar who uses this ruse.

[UK]Dekker O per se O M4: The Souldier hath his Soare alwayes on his left arme [...] betwixt the elbow and the wrest, and is called by the name of Souldiers Mavnd.
[UK]B.E. Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Souldiers-Mawn’d, a Counterfeit Sore or Wound in the Left Arm.
[UK]New Canting Dict. [as cit. c.1698].
[UK]Bailey Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. c.1698].
[UK]Grose Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue n.p.: Soldier’s mawnd. A pretended soldier, begging with a counterfeit wound, which he pretends to have received at some famous siege or battle.
[UK]Lex. Balatronicum [as cit. 1785].
[UK]Egan Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.