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how·dahalso hou·dah (hou′də)
A seat, usually fitted with a canopy and railing, placed on the back of an elephant or a camel.
[Urdu haudah, from Arabic hawdaj, litter, sedan chair, from hadaja, to shuffle along, totter; see hdg in Semitic roots.]
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a seat for riding on an elephant's back, esp one with a canopy
[C18: from Hindi haudah, from Arabic haudaj load carried by elephant or camel]
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or hou•dah(ˈhaʊ də)
a seat or platform placed on the back of an elephant.
[1765–75; < Hindi haudah < Arabic hawdaj]
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A Hindi word for a seat for passengers carried on an elephant’s back.
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|Noun||1.||howdah - a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant|
seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
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howdah[ˈhaʊdə] N → howdah f (silla para montar elefantes)
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n → Sänfte f (auf Elefanten)
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