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Back-formation from hunchbacked.

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hunchback (plural hunchbacks)

  1. One who is stooped or hunched over.
  2. A deformed upper spinal column in the shape of a hump in the back.
  3. (derogatory) A person with kyphosis, a spinal deformity that causes a hunched over appearance.
 
Quasimodo in the Hunchback of Notre Dame (in French : Le Bossu de Notre Dame)

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