from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of sway.
- n. The motion of something that sways.
- n. An injury caused to a horse's back by violent strains or overloading.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An injury caused by violent strains or by overloading; -- said of the backs of horses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An act denoted by the verb ‘sway’: speeifically, same as swayback.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
They are all in swaying carriages on the train to mental breakdown.
While those who lie may congratulate themselves on their cleverness in swaying voters to their side, they have instead effectively disenfranchised them.
Finally I do not see how pooling your negative view “American policies” with the statements of Dr. Vino has any benefit in swaying the opinions of his readers.
Here came the Compere, he sure knows how to speak English and he attempted to use this in swaying the conversation.
And Edwards is supposed to have any clout in swaying public opinion?
The sight of these gigantic prickly green fruits swaying from the high branches of a jackfruit tree is quite a spectacle (and just a little bit scary)!
It lets the corrupt, corporate media off the hook for its part in swaying the electorate with lies and deception.
He had a feeling that he was about to begin swaying back and forth.
As the crisis approached he would begin swaying back and forth.
But here the creaking of some far-off shutter – possibly the one I had seen swaying from the opposite side of the street – recalled me to the duties of the hour, and, remembering that my investigations were but half completed and that I might be interrupted any moment by detectives from headquarters, I broke from the accursed charm, which horrified me the moment I escaped it, and quitting the room by a door at the farther end, sought to find in some of the adjacent rooms the definite traces I had failed to discover on this, the actual scene of the crime.