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 for hump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hump \Hump\ (h[u^]mp), 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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) A fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal, as
        a camel or whale.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Railroad) a portion of a switchyard with a slanting track
        in which freight cars may coast without an engine and be
        sorted through a series of switches.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     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.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     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.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     4. (Railroad) to sort freight cars by means of a hump.
        [PJC]
  
     5. to engage in sexual intercourse with. [Vulgar Slang, U.
        S.]
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hump
      n 1: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects
           from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an
           obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the
           rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well
           developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns" [syn:
           bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity,
           gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance,
           protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]
      v 1: round one's back by bending forward and drawing the
           shoulders forward [syn: hunch, hump, hunch forward,
           hunch over]
      2: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with
         everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever
         intimate with this man?" [syn: sleep together, roll in the
         hay, 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, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it,
         bang, get it on, bonk]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  168 Moby Thesaurus words for "hump":
     Everest, Olympus, alp, arch, barrow, bear, bend, bend back, bilge,
     blain, bleb, blister, blob, bolt, boss, bow, bubble, buck,
     buckle down, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot,
     career, carry, chine, clump, condyle, convex, convey, crook, curl,
     curve, dart, dash, decurve, deflect, dome, dowel, drag, ear, embow,
     endeavor, enlargement, excrescence, ferry, flange, flap, flex,
     fling, gall, get cracking, get cutting, gnarl, go all out, growth,
     handle, haste, hasten, haul, heave, hie, hill, hillock,
     hit the ball, hook, hop to it, hotfoot, hummock, hump it, hunch,
     hurry, hurtle, incurvate, incurve, inflect, jog, joggle, knob,
     knot, knuckle down, knur, knurl, la, lay to, lean on it, lip,
     lofty mountains, loop, lug, lump, make haste, mass, mole, mound,
     mount, mountain, nevus, node, nub, nubbin, nubble, papilloma, peg,
     ply the oar, post, pour it on, projection, protrusion,
     protuberance, race, recurve, reflect, reflex, retroflex, rib,
     ridge, ring, round, rush, sag, scamper, scoot, scour, scramble,
     scud, scurry, scuttle, shag ass, shake a leg, shake it up, shoot,
     shoulder, skedaddle, snap to it, spare no effort, spine,
     step on it, stud, style, swag, sweep, swelling, tab, tear,
     tear ass, tell, the wooded mountains, tor, towering alps,
     transport, tubercle, tubercule, tumefaction, tumescence, tumulus,
     turn, vault, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt, wind
  
  

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