He enters the howdah—the elephant rises—the procession starts.
One of the great pleasures or curiosities was a ride on his back in a howdah.
Do you think the first tiger I see will get into my howdah and maul me?
He had no howdah, as that is not necessary, except for ladies.
I was not in a howdah, but on a pad; and the tiger struck one of its forepaws on my knee.