Definition of Humpbacks

1. Noun. (plural of humpback) ¹



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Definition of Humpbacks

1. humpback [n] - See also: humpback

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humpbacks

humourousness
humours
humoursome
humous
hump day
hump dumpling
hump dumplings
humpback
humpback salmon
humpback salmons
humpback whale
humpback whales
humpbacked
humpbacks (current term)
humpday
humpdays
humped
humpen
humpens
humper
humpers
humph
humphed
humphing
humphs
humpier
humpies
humpiest

Literary usage of Humpbacks

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1. Filipino Popular Tales by Dean Spruill Fansler (1921)
"Once there lived seven brothers who were all humpbacks, and who looked very ... Ugly as these humpbacks were, still there was a lady who fell in love with ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"humpbacks.— The humpback is in many respects the most remarkable of all whales. ... humpbacks are infested by large barnacles of the genus ..."

3. La Belle Assemblée Or, Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine (1807)
"He selected thirty three little humpbacks, the filthiest and most disgusting ... Every one of the little humpbacks had five thousand pieces of gold to give; ..."

4. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"humpbacks humpbacks are most commonly seen in Southeast. ... There is a species of barnacle that only grows on humpbacks; a full-grown whale may be carrying ..."

5. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"humpbacks humpbacks are most commonly seen in Southeast. Humpback whales grow to 50 feet, ... One of the main points of study with humpbacks is their song. ..."

6. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton (1920)
"During the earlier years of whaling at South Georgia, and up to the fishing season 1910-11, humpbacks formed practically the total catch. ..."

7. The BBC Natural History Unit's Wildlife Specials by David Attenborough, Keith Scholey, B.B.C.Natural History Unit (1997)
"Group feeding amongst humpbacks provides one of the most spectacular ... As this happens the whole group of humpbacks lunge into the middle of their ..."

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