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

  • Gargantua out-ballyhooed a whole battalion of new acts, out-ballyhooed Frank ("Bring 'Em Back Alive") Buck, who appeared elephantastically in a howdahfor the first time in .
  • Moral: A bombeven the one which successfully exploded in the very howdah of Viceroy Lord Hardinge of Penshurst in 1912is a poor weapon.
  • On the day of the wedding itself, Prince Birendra mounted a silver howdah atop an elephant at the Royal Palace, then led a two-mile procession through the capital.
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  • Gay Travel: Our Thailand Mis-Adventure
    We joined an elephant tour and watched them pull and push huge logs, have a tug of war and dance (a hula!). Later we fed them expensive bananas, but declined a jaunt in a dirty, flimsy howdah; we stayed on the ground where nothing untoward could happen.
    Feb. 15, 2014 - Gayapolis

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