camelback

noun
cam·​el·​back | \ ˈka-məl-ˌbak How to pronounce camelback (audio) \

Definition of camelback

: the back of a camel

Examples of camelback in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Head to the on-site post office turned museum for a lesson on Sharjah's history, or wind through the same alleys and interconnected souks that once welcomed Bedouin traders on camelback. Travel + Leisure Staff, Travel + Leisure, 19 Feb. 2020 The camelback made room for bedrooms for Ogden and Inger, and an open office for their parents, who mostly have been working from home since the pandemic began. R. Stephanie Bruno, NOLA.com, 4 Feb. 2021 The sidehall camelback with an Eastlake flair had been lovingly restored by the previous owner. R. Stephanie Bruno, NOLA.com, 20 Aug. 2020 Louisville Courier Journal Amy Leneerts quietly sips a cup of coffee, leaning against the wall in the dining room of the blue camelback-style house in the Portland neighborhood that she's spent a year remodeling. Savannah Eadens, The Courier-Journal, 4 Mar. 2020 Embark on a camelback Bedouin experience The nomadic Bedouin people traversed the region’s deserts for thousands of years with camels and livestock. Adrienne Jordan, USA TODAY, 15 July 2019 For the renovation, that camelback couch was custom-built and, most important, its distinctive fabric was re-created using a computer and a digital printing process. Christie D'zurilla, chicagotribune.com, 12 Sep. 2019 For the renovation, that camelback couch was custom-built and, most important, its distinctive fabric was re-created using a computer and a digital printing process. Christie D'zurilla, chicagotribune.com, 12 Sep. 2019 Snow to Dolo: My trusty Reebok’s, a backpack full of donuts with real jam on the inside, and a camelback filled with Diet Coke. Kathy Berdan, Twin Cities, 3 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of camelback

1860, in the meaning defined above

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25 Apr 2021

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“Camelback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camelback. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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