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broken-backed

Definitions of broken-backed
  1. adjective
    having the spine damaged
    “a broken-backed book”
    “a broken-backed old horse”
    Synonyms:
    damaged
    harmed or injured or spoiled
  2. adjective
    (of a horse) having bones of the back united by a bony growth
    Synonyms:
    unfit
    not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition
  3. adjective
    (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end
    synonyms: hogged
    bulging, convex
    curving or bulging outward
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