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camelback

[kam-uh l-bak]
noun
  1. the back of a camel: They traveled through the desert on camelback.
  2. a curved back of a sofa or chair, having a central rising section between two lower sections.
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adjective
  1. having a shape resembling the humped back of a camel.
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adverb
  1. on camelback: to ride camelback.
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Origin of camelback

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for camelback

Historical Examples

  • None of them but Fekmah had ever had the experience of riding on camelback.

    Captured by the Arabs

    James H. Foster

  • People's faces at first, then the outline of Camelback Mountain.

    The Little Colonel in Arizona

    Annie Fellows Johnston

  • I have finished my legend at last,—the legend I have made about Camelback Mountain.

    The Little Colonel in Arizona

    Annie Fellows Johnston

  • So did the sight of the patient old Camelback Mountain, that had inspired the legend of Shapur.

  • Still, he had not yet come in sight of Camelback Mountain, which was to serve as a guide-post.

    The Little Colonel in Arizona

    Annie Fellows Johnston