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adjective Veterinary Pathology.
  1. having the back sagged to an unusual degree; having a sway-back.
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Also swayback.

Origin of swaybacked

First recorded in 1670–80; sway + backed
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Historical Examples

  • The parlour had once been two rooms, and the floor was swaybacked where the partition had been cut away.

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