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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmahoutma‧hout /mɑːˈhuːt, məˈhaʊt $ məˈhaʊt/ noun [countable]  TATTsomeone who rides and trains elephants
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mahoutA mahout washes down his charge.The drawing was of an infuriated male elephant about the charge a little mahout or elephant driver.Most mahouts, though sadly not all, value their elephants too highly to ill-treat them.It probably depends on the mahout who rides and works them.At first the difficulty was with the mahouts rather than the koonkies.She'd read that when an elephant has a wound, the mahout squirts chilli juice in its eyes by way of distraction.The mahout, as he gives a command, reinforces the order with leg pressure just as if riding a horse.
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