Definitions for "Howdah"
A seat or pavilion, generally covered, fastened on the back of an elephant, for the rider or riders.
A wooden platform tied onto an elephant on which up to four persons may be seated.
Canopied mount fitted onto the back of an elephant. These often vied in opulence with the wealthy and were fabricated in gorgeous silks, imported damasks and dazzling brocades; with tassels of golden threads and ropes of seed pearls. No Glossary for this category
a IF piece in which the scenery is enjoyable for its own sake, but which blends perfectly with the story resolution, as such being neither completely tram-like, nor a completely open-field exploration