an excessive downward curvature of the spinal column in the dorsal region, especially of horses.
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Origin of swayback
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Examples from the Web for sway-back
Some woodworkers give their saws a slight camber, or belly, to correspond with the sway-back.Farm Mechanics|Herbert A. Shearer
vet science an abnormal sagging or concavity of the spine in older horses
a paralytic disease of new-born and young lambs caused by demyelination of the central nervous system due to copper deficiency
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