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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Howdah  \How"dah\,  n.  [Ar.  hawdaj.] 
  A  seat  or  pavilion,  generally  covered,  fastened  on  the  back 
  of  an  elephant,  for  the  rider  or  riders.  [Written  also 
  {houdah}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  howdah 
  n  :  a  (usually  canopied)  seat  for  riding  on  the  back  of  a  camel 
  or  elephant 




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