howdah


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

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I took as many pictures as I could before our mahout reversed us so that the passengers on the other side of the howdah could get a good view.
Or what of the time I stole into the howdah hiding Unayza, and she cried, "You bastard, let me out, I'll follow on foot," and when the litter tilted she cried even louder, "You're crippling my camel
The mattress-like howdah with pink and blue pattern is currently occupied by his attendant who holds a huge khukhri in his raised right hand and touches the shoulder of his master with a protective gesture.
a sort of howdah on its back, and its distended tusked mouth into which the billows are rolling, might be taken for the Traitors' Gate leading from the Thames by water into the Tower.
Howdah To High Power by Robert Maze, softcover, 182 pages, [c] 2002 Excalibur Publications Tucson, AZ 2002 ISBN: 1-8806-7717-2, IP
Prospective customers would travel to Lafferty's attraction, pay ten cents, then climb the stairs located in her hind legs to the howdah (riding carriage) to look out onto parcels of land for sale.
ancient potentate, upon an elephant, in an armored howdah surrounded by
Ride bareback or on a traditional howdah platform when you join an elephant safari through the lowland forests of the Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal.
In addition, the presents of the Nawab Nazim of Moorshedabad included an ivory howdah, fully loaded with elephant trappings, all worked in gold and silver (Official Catalogue, 4:929).
The garishly colored picture shows Miqdad slicing through Shadham while seated on a camel, and in a howdah, a chubby girl watches them fight.
Okay, I'll make an exception for the poor one in Ra's al-Khayma He dreamed his way through the crisis, His lower lip drooping down like a camel's And his nose moving rhythmically like a howdah on a camel's hump.
The most valuable piece taken was an 18th-century Moghul Indian howdah or elephant seat of solid ivory panels.
Charlie Ross on one of the BBC Antiques hunts bought a very rare one of an elephant complete with trainer and howdah - It reached into the PS2,000s at auction - yes, very rare