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noun as in saddle

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That is why Indian children prefer riding bareback on an elephant to taking a howdah.

He had the rifle in his hand but the tiger was reaching over the howdah and stretching out his paw to get him.

The nearer the tiger's paw came, the more the magistrate tried to lean against the side of the howdah.

I was very soon seated with Dr. Rolland in the howdah, and trotted to the neighbouring town.

They gave me a large knife to defend myself with, in case the animal should spring too high and reach the side of the howdah.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to howdah, such as: packsaddle, pillion, and seat.

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