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 How’ard.How’die (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Howdah.
 
A canopy, or seat fixed on the back of an elephant.   1
        “Leading the array, three stately elephants marched, bearing the Woons in gilded howdahs under gold umbrellas.”—J. W. Palmer: Up and Down the Irrawaddi, chap. xx. p. 169.
 


 How’ard.How’die (2 syl.). 

 
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