To drink large quantities of water or other liquid in preparation for being someplace really hot.
Man it's hot as hell outside. We better camel up with some dew before crossing the parking lot.
by Barry Condrey July 10, 2007
to quickly drink a lot of water, as like a camel, often prior to beginning a journey or work day in the urban desert, as in Tucson, AZ.
"Before we headed out to harvest fruit from the neighborhood, I told everyone to camel up".
by natsueb June 03, 2011