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Meaning of BROKEN-BACKED

Pronunciation:  'browkun bakt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end
  2. [adj]  having the spine damaged; "a broken-backed book"; "a broken-backed old horse"
  3. [adj]  (of a horse) having bones of the back united by a bony growth
 

BROKEN-BACKED is a 13 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bulging, convex, damaged, hogged, unfit
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bro"ken-backed`\, a.
1. Having a broken back; as, a broken-backed chair.

2. (Naut.) Hogged; so weakened in the frame as to droop at
   each end; -- said of a ship. --Totten.

 

 

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