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 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, "'A safe haven for women': New drop-in center offers a refuge for sex trafficking victims," 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, "First time in Dubai? Here are 5 things you should do," 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, "The 7 very groovy highlights from ‘A Very Brady Renovation’," 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, "The 7 very groovy highlights from ‘A Very Brady Renovation’," 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, "That’s Snow Business: Q & A with Children’s Theatre’s Snow White and her Stepmother," 3 Oct. 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, "The 7 very groovy highlights from ‘A Very Brady Renovation’," 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, "The 7 very groovy highlights from ‘A Very Brady Renovation’," 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, "The 7 very groovy highlights from ‘A Very Brady Renovation’," 12 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of camelback

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Camelback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camelback. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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