a slender, grooved bar of lead for holding together the pieces of glass in windows of latticework or stained glass.
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the past tense of come
a grooved strip of lead used to join pieces of glass in a stained-glass window or a leaded light
either of two large, humped, ruminant quadrupeds of the genus Camelus, of the Old World. Compare Bactrian camel, dromedary. a color ranging from yellowish tan to yellowish brown. Also called camel spin. Skating. a spin done in an arabesque position. Nautical. Also called pontoon. a float for lifting a deeply laden vessel sufficiently to allow […]
the back of a camel: They traveled through the desert on camelback. a curved back of a sofa or chair, having a central rising section between two lower sections. having a shape resembling the humped back of a camel. on camelback: to ride camelback. Historical Examples Captured by the Arabs James H. Foster The Little […]
the convention of writing compound words or phrases with no spaces and an initial lowercase or uppercase letter, with each remaining word element beginning with an uppercase letter: iPod and WikiAnswers are both spelled in camel case.