crook-backed

  • 1 crook|backed — «KRUK BAKT», adjective. having a crooked back; hunchbacked …

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  • 2 crook-backed — …

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  • 3 crook — n., v., & adj. n. 1 the hooked staff of a shepherd or bishop. 2 a a bend, curve, or hook. b anything hooked or curved. 3 colloq. a a rogue; a swindler. b a professional criminal. v.tr. & intr. bend, curve. adj. 1 crooked. 2 Austral. & NZ colloq.… …

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  • 4 The Black Crook — Infobox Musical name= The Black Crook caption= Finale of The Black Crook music= Thomas Baker Giuseppe Operti George Bickwell lyrics= Theodore Kennick book= Charles M. Barras basis= productions= 1866 Broadway 1870 Broadway revival 1872 Broadway… …

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  • 5 crookback — crook•back [[t]ˈkrʊkˌbæk[/t]] n. archaic pat a hunchback • Etymology: 1400–50 crook′backed , adj …

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  • 6 gei- —     gei     English meaning: to turn, bend     Deutsche Übersetzung: “drehen, biegen”?     Note: Only in Root extensions:     Material: O.Ind. jihmá ḥ “ crooked, cunning, deceitful, slant, skew, slantwise, crosswise recumbent, stoopedly,… …

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  • 7 Distortion — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Irregularity of form. < N PARAG:Distortion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 distortion distortion detortion contortion Sgm: N 1 twist twist crookedness &c.(obliquity) 217 Sgm: N 1 grimace grimace Sgm: N 1 deformity …

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  • 8 crookbacked — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑humped, ↑humpbacked, ↑hunchbacked, ↑gibbous, ↑kyphotic • Similar to: ↑unfit …

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  • 9 gibbous — a. 1. Convex, protuberant, swelling, rounded. 2. Humped, hunched, hump backed, crook backed …

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  • 10 Maurice Pialat — Born 31 August 1925 Cunlhat, Puy de Dôme Died 11 January 2003 Paris, France Maurice Pialat (31 August 1925 – 11 January 2003) was a French film director, screenwriter and actor noted for the rigorous and unsentimental style of his films. His work …

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  • 11 Thomas Keyes — was the Royal Gatekeeper to Elizabeth I of England.Thomas married Elizabeth s cousin Lady Mary Grey in 1565 without the consent of the Queen regnant. Lady Mary Grey was then placed on house arrest until Thomas Keyes death in 1572.Thomas KEYES,… …

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  • 12 κυφονώτου — κυφόνωτος crook backed masc/fem/neut gen sg …

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