hunchback


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humpback

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Synonyms for hunchback

an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column

a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine

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As the hunchback was one of the Sultan's private jesters, the chief of police resolved to defer sentence of death until he had consulted his master.
The chief of police, who was present to see that everything was in order, put several questions to the purveyor, who told him the whole story of the death of the hunchback, and how he had carried the body to the place where it had been found by the Christian merchant.
When I examined the body I found it was quite dead, and the corpse was that of a hunchback Mussulman.
Yesterday, at dusk, I was working in my shop with a light heart when the little hunchback, who was more than half drunk, came and sat in the doorway.
The chief of police and the crowd of spectators were lost in astonishment at the strange events to which the death of the hunchback had given rise.
Sire," replied they, "the hunchback having drunk more than was good for him, escaped from the palace and was seen wandering about the town, where this morning he was found dead.
Accordingly, the chief of police at once set out for the palace, taking with him the tailor, the doctor, the purveyor, and the merchant, who bore the dead hunchback on their shoulders.
Natural Talent Productions continues its production of "Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame" at 8 p.
The story of the Holy Hunchback is one of Shlomo Carlebach's most oft-cited stories about meeting an elderly Jew, a street cleaner in Tel Aviv who reveals himself as one of Shapira's students in his yeshiva for children.
Well, the hunchback almost hit the nail on the head.
Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire', finds himself as the hunchback.
of Nottingham, this study uses the hunchback to examine representations of the deformed in Hellenistic and Roman art, how viewers interact with these representations based on sensory experience, and how this experience, and the related ability, gender, age, race, ethnicity, and class aspects, contributed to the art's function and meaning.
What was the name of Victor Hugo's Hunchback of Notre Dame?
premiere of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," a tuner that worked out growing pains in a 1996 Disney animated feature and 1999 Berlin engagement.
Daniel plays Igor, the hunchback who assists James McAvoy's Frankenstein in bringing corpses back to life.