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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sway.
  • adj. Bent backwards, as in swayback

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bent down, and hollow in the back; sway-backed; -- said of a horse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Strained and weakened in the back or loins: noting horses that have been injured by overwork.

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  • Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer pg. 231
    "I would not be swayed by my own wishes."

    December 2, 2010