American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Shaped like a hump or an arching curve.
- n. New Orleans A narrow house with one story in front and two in the rear. See Regional Note at beignet.
- n. uncountable The backs of camels.
- n. countable A flexible water container worn on the back.
- n. countable A house with a second storey that does not completely cover the ground floor.
- n. countable A railway locomotive that has its cab in the middle as opposed to at the end.
- n. countable A camelback sofa or chair.
- n. uncountable A type of rubber used in tyre restoration.
- adj. furniture Having a shaped back; particularly a shape with a raised middle.
- adj. more generically Anything shaped like the back of a camel.
- camel + back (Wiktionary)
“Just today, trotting down Hollywood Boulevard on camelback with two fellow members of the CIA that's what we mischievously named our Communist Islamic Alliance!”
“I throw an mre in my pack with a full camelback of water.”
“Leave it to Paris Hilton to take “cavorting on camelback” to new heights.”
“Well .... thanks to you I go to the library instead of buying new books, We got a water filter on our sink and I use my camelback water bottle, that has saved us a TON on buying bottled water.”
“I like to grab my 3wt orvis superfine, rucksack with camelback and hit up the mountain streams for brookies.”
“As a CBRN officer I get an issued camelback and rig it to my stabby when very hot and on foot, but I spend most of my time in a panda which thankfully has air con.”
“Bring it on then find me a box big enough to post my NATO helmet, pads, covvies, boots, respirator, camelback (this may not make it back to stores ….) on November 27, 2009 at 2: 18 pm kKop”
“Muhammed was convinced I would enjoy being conveyed on camelback.”
“Are they going to attack us with a tribe of renegades on camelback?”
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