Definition of Mahout

1. Noun. The driver and keeper of an elephant.

Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Generic synonyms: Driver



Definition of Mahout

1. n. The keeper and driver of an elephant.

Definition of Mahout

1. Noun. an elephant driver and keeper ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mahout

1. the keeper and driver of an elephant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mahout

mahoganizing
mahogany
mahogany family
mahogany gaspipe
mahogany tree
maholi
mahon stock
mahone
mahones
mahonia
mahonias
mahoohoo
mahoosive
mahori
mahorka
mahout (current term)
mahouts
mahr
mahseer
mahseers
mahsir
mahsirs
mahua
mahuang
mahuangs
mahuas
mahurat
mahurats
mahusive
mahwa

Literary usage of Mahout

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1. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1856)
"The mahout guided the elephant into the diverging road,—making signs to tho Barker ... They presently halted at a farmhouse, where the mahout displayed some ..."

2. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"... I picked up on the river bank near Jambu in Jering (one of the seven modern subdivisions of Patani) a large wooden elephant (with mahout), ..."

3. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"Each elephant requires two attendants, the mahout and his mate. A good mahout is very hard indeed to get: the best I had stayed with me only for ..."

4. A Thousand Miles on an Elephant in the Shan States by Holt Samuel Hallett (1890)
"... DEER-HUNT—SKETCHING THE HILLS—VISIT TO BAN MEH HANG—OUT OF PROVISIONS—FEVER AND DYSENTERY—mahout ATTACKED BY VICIOUS ELEPHANT—SPREADING CATTLE-DISEASE. ..."

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