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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant.

Usage examples (29)
  • The "howdah" elephants would all be sent on to the appointed rendezvous, the entire party going out to meet them on "pad" elephants.
  • Deryn cried, running to the port side of the howdah.
  • But she landed softly—the howdah pilot had set her down.
  • Malone strutted across the howdah with a comically high step. for more
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