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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hump  \Hump\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  form  into  a  hump;  to  make  hump-shaped;  to  hunch;  -- 
  often  with  up 
 
  The  cattle  were  very  uncomfortable,  standing  humped 
  up  in  the  bushes.  --T.  Roosvelt. 
 
  2.  To  put  or  carry  on  the  (humped)  back  to  shoulder;  hence 
  to  carry,  in  general.  [Slang,  Australia] 
 
  Having  collected  a  sufficient  quantity,  we  humped  it 
  out  of  the  bush.  --C.  L.  Money. 
 
  3.  To  bend  or  gather  together  for  strenuous  effort,  as  in 
  running;  to  do  or  effect  by  such  effort;  to  exert;  -- 
  usually  reflexively  or  with  it  as  you  must  hump 
  yourself  [Slang,  U.  S.] 
 
  A  half  dozen  other  negroes,  some  limping  and  all 
  scared,  were  humping  it  across  a  meadow.  --McClure's 
  Mag. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hump  \Hump\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  homp  a  lump,  LG  hump  heap,  hill,  stump, 
  possibly  akin  to  E.  heap.  Cf  {Hunch}.] 
  1.  A  protuberance;  especially,  the  protuberance  formed  by  a 
  crooked  back 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fleshy  protuberance  on  the  back  of  an  animal, 
  as  a  camel  or  whale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hump 
  n  :  something  that  protrudes  [syn:  {bulge},  {bump},  {gibbosity}, 
  {gibbousness},  {jut},  {prominence},  {protuberance},  {protrusion}, 
  {extrusion},  {excrescence}] 
  v  1:  arch  one's  back  [syn:  {hunch},  {hunch  forward},  {hunch  over}] 
  2:  have  sexual  intercourse  with  "This  student  sleeps  with 
  everyone  in  her  dorm";  "Adam  knew  Eve"  (know  is  archaic); 
  "Were  you  ever  intimate  with  this  man?"  [syn:  {love},  {make 
  out},  {make  love},  {sleep  with},  {get  laid},  {have  sex},  {know}, 
  {do  it},  {be  intimate},  {have  intercourse},  {have  it  away}, 
  {have  it  off},  {screw},  {fuck},  {jazz},  {eff},  {lie  with}, 
  {bed},  {have  a  go  at  it},  {bang},  {get  it  on},  {bonk}] 




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