Definition of Howdahs

1. Noun. (plural of howdah) ¹



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Definition of Howdahs

1. howdah [n] - See also: howdah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howdahs

how old are you
how one rolls
how rude
how so
howadji
howadjis
howardevansite
howardite
howardites
howay
howbe
howbeit
howcatchem
howcatchems
howdah
howdahs (current term)
howdedo
howdie
howdied
howdies
howdunit
howdunits
howdunnit
howdunnits
howdy
howdy-do
howdying
hower
howers
howes

Literary usage of Howdahs

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1. Indian Pictures: Drawn with Pen and Pencil by William Urwick (1891)
"On state occasions these elephants are clad in the costliest cloths, surmounted by gilded howdahs. But, of course, the centre of interest in Lucknow is the ..."

2. Tent Life in Tigerland: With which is Incorporated Sport and Work on the by James Inglis (1892)
"howdahs and howdah-ropes—Mussulman custom—Killing animals for food—Mysterious ... THE Lest howdahs are light, single-seated ones, with strong, light frames ..."

3. Sport in British Burmah, Assam, and the Cassyah and Jyntiah Hills: With by Fitz William Thomas Pollok (1879)
"Shooting them from howdahs.—Subject to sore backs.—Necessity of having plucky mahouts. ... Fastening on howdahs. — Elephant antipathies. ..."

4. Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier: Or, Twelve Years Sporting by James Inglis (1878)
"THE best howdahs are light, single-seated ones, with strong, light frames of wood and cane-work, and a moveable seat with a leather strap, adjustable to any ..."

5. The Life of Hafiz Ool-Moolk, Hafiz Rehmut Khan by Charles Boileau Elliott (1831)
"as were most of those mounted in the howdahs. Muh- mood Khan though severely wounded, endeavoured to recover the day, but becoming faint from loss of blood, ..."

6. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"Smooth bores as useful as rifles. As much as possible have all weapons of the same bore. Bullets. IT is most important that all howdahs should be placed on ..."

7. Tent Life in Tigerland: With which is Incorporated Sport and Work on the by James Inglis (1892)
"THE best howdahs are light, single-seated ones, with strong, light frames of wood and cane-work, and a movable seat with a leather strap, adjustable to any ..."

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