camel's hump


camel's hump
Cockney Rhyming Slang
Dump (shit)
Just going for a quick camels.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Camel's Hump (Vermont) — Infobox Mountain Name = Camel s Hump Photo = Camel s Hump VT.jpg Caption = Camel s Hump, April 1968 Elevation = 1,244+ metres (4,080+ feet) [http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=7016 PeakBagger.com: Camel s Hump] Accessed online: June 19,… …   Wikipedia

  • Camel — Taxobox name = Camel image width = 240px image caption = Dromedary, Camelus dromedarius image2 width = 240px image2 caption = Bactrian camel, Camelus bactrianus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • hump — [[t]hʌ̱mp[/t]] humps, humping, humped 1) N COUNT A hump is a small hill or raised area. The path goes over a large hump by a tree before running near a road. Syn: mound 2) N COUNT A camel s hump is the large lump on its back. Camels rebuild fat… …   English dictionary

  • hump — ► NOUN 1) a rounded protuberance found on the back of a camel or other animal or as an abnormality on a person s back. 2) a rounded raised mass of earth or land. ► VERB 1) informal lift or carry with difficulty. 2) make hump shaped. 3) vulgar… …   English terms dictionary

  • Camel — (englisch für Kamel) ist: der Name einer britischen Rock Band, siehe Camel (Band) der Name einer US amerikanischen Zigarettenmarke, siehe Camel (Zigarettenmarke) der Spitzname eines Flugzeugs aus dem ersten Weltkrieg, siehe Sopwith F.1 Camel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hump — (h[u^]mp), n. [Cf. D. homp a lump, LG. hump heap, hill, stump, possibly akin to E. heap. Cf. {Hunch}.] 1. A protuberance; especially, the protuberance formed by a crooked back. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A fleshy protuberance on the back of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hump — [hump] n. [< or akin to LowG humpe, thick piece < IE * kumb (< base * keu , to bend, curve) > HIP1, Sans kumba , thick end (of a bone), Gr kymbē, a bowl] 1. a rounded, protruding lump, as the fleshy mass on the back of a camel: see… …   English World dictionary

  • camel — O.E. camel, perhaps via O.N.Fr. camel (O.Fr. chamel, Mod.Fr. chameau), from L. camelus, from Gk. kamelos, from Heb. or Phoen. gamal, perhaps related to Arabic jamala to bear. Another O.E. word for the beast was olfend, apparently were based on… …   Etymology dictionary

  • camel — camellike, adj. /kam euhl/, n. 1. either of two large, humped, ruminant quadrupeds of the genus Camelus, of the Old World. Cf. Bactrian camel, dromedary. 2. a color ranging from yellowish tan to yellowish brown. 3. Also called camel spin. Skating …   Universalium

  • hump — humper, n. humpless, adj. /hump/, n. 1. a rounded protuberance, esp. a fleshy protuberance on the back, as that due to abnormal curvature of the spine in humans, or that normally present in certain animals, as the camel or bison. 2. Physical Geog …   Universalium


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