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Definition of "crook-backed" []

  • Having a crooked back; hunchbacked.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "crook-backed" in a sentence
  • "To recover, Mia flees to her tiny childhood hometown in Minnesota to teach poetry to a group of girls and spend time with her mother and the wise, crook-backed women in her mother's retirement community one of whom charms Mia with a secret stash of erotic needlepoint."
  • "An Auspice of Hearthkeeper stood in our way, a crook-backed ancient with a blue shawl concealing her mouth."
  • "Galba the emperor was crook-backed, Epictetus lame: that great"
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