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  1. The hump of a deformed spine.
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Examples from the Web for gibbus

Historical Examples

  • You have only to talk to my hump-backed gardener Gibbus, or listen to what he says.

    The Bride of the Nile, Complete

    Georg Ebers

  • But Gibbus firmly declined the offer, saying he wished to return to his old mistress.

  • Elsewhere c was k. Before the same vowels g was j (dʒ), as in genus, gibbus, gyrus.

  • Then he desired Gibbus to wake Rufinus and the shipwrights, and to hide all the nuns in the cabin.