Origin of hunchback
Examples from the Web for hunchback
He was described by Shakespeare as having a hunchback and indeed the skeleton shows evidence of curvature of the spine.CONFIRMED: Skeleton Found Under City Car Park IS That Of Villainous Richard III|Tom Sykes|February 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The words bosse and bossu (hunch and hunchback) have various idiomatic and proverbial applications in France.
It is from that gentleman, the hunchback, you remember, that you once met here.Pride|Eugne Sue
The hunchback snarled his rebuke in Blaine's face and turned to Tom.The Copper-Clad World|Harl Vincent
British Dictionary definitions for hunchback
Word Origin for hunchback
Word Origin and History for hunchback
"person with a hunched back," 1712, back-formation from hunchbacked (1590s; see hunch).