crookback

noun
crook·​back | \ ˈkru̇k-ˌbak How to pronounce crookback (audio) \

Definition of crookback

1 obsolete : a crooked back
2 obsolete : hunchback

Other Words from crookback

crookbacked \ ˈkru̇k-​ˈbakt How to pronounce crookback (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of crookback

1508, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Crookback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crookback. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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