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MAHOUT (Hind. mahawat)

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 424 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MAHOUT (Hind. mahawat), an elephant-driver. The mahout sits on the elephant's neck and directs him by voice and by the use of a goad called ankus.
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