hump

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hump

1. Pathol a rounded deformity of the back in persons with kyphosis, consisting of a convex spinal curvature
2. a rounded protuberance on the back of a camel or related animal
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Ian, 41, of Oxford, said: "My wife and I couldn't sleep with the noise from lorries going over the hump. I've had enough."
We drove over the hump very slowly and as the front wheels went over it there was a loud scraping sound as the bottom of my car hit the top of the hump.
Ian said: "My wife and I couldn't get to sleep with all the noise from lorries going over the hump.