camel camel  /ˈkæ məl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

Usage(s):

  1. Myths about the camel and its thirst-resistance are older than the Sphinxand almost as durable.
  2. Camels are for deserts, cigarette packages, Christmas cards, circuses and zoos.
  3. Or skip the camel tours altogether in favor of more modern conveyance.

News

  1. Camel and Ostrich trainers gear up for Sunday

    NICHOLS -- This week Tioga Downs transforms from a horse racing track to a camel and ostrich racing track. The animals, raised and trained in Kansas, are in town in advance of Sunday's race, which is a very popular event in the Southern Tier. However, when a person thinks of animal racing, a camel and an ostrich are certainly not two animals that pop right up in someone's mind. Is training one ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 40 Binghamton

  2. Ostrich and camel races at Vernon Downs Friday night

    VERNON >> Camels, ostriches and horses oh my.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

  3. Camel Rides

    Beldar Haven Farm 5435 Sand Rd Bellingham, WA 98226 Monday, July 1, 2013, 11am – 5pm Neighborhoods: North of Seattle Event Types: Community, Nature/Environment, Sports/Recreation Audience: Adults, All, Children, Family, Pets, Senior, Special Needs, Teen Contact: info@camelsafari.com Contact Phone: (800) 836-4036 Contact Email: info@camelsafari.com Site Contact Details: sales and customer ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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Quotes

  1. "They agreed not to do these kinds of things ever since Joe Camel," Brown said. "We have to call them to task."
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Jerry Brown Source: Pioneer Press

  2. New York's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, put it this way when Fenty and members of the District of Columbia City Council visited recently: "There's an old story that a camel is a racehorse designed by a committee and there's a lot more truth to that...
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "We are most proud of the decline in smoking among our youth," Edmondson said. "The MSA really changed the way the tobacco industry markets their products. Gone are the days of cartoon Joe Camel and billboard tobacco ads. Instead, there is...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Drew Edmondson Source: kjrh.com

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