swayback

[ swey-bak ]
/ ˈsweɪˌbæk /
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noun

an excessive downward curvature of the spinal column in the dorsal region, especially of horses.

adjective


Nearby words

  1. swats,
  2. swatter,
  3. sway,
  4. sway bar,
  5. sway-back,
  6. swaybacked,
  7. swayed,
  8. swaz.,
  9. swazi,
  10. swazi territory

Origin of swayback

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; sway + back1

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