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sway

[swā]
(naval architecture)
Lateral movement of the center of gravity of a ship.
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sway

In thatched roof construction, one of the small willow or hazelwood rods laid at right angles to the thatching to hold it down.
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2 spot even as Aidric Chan held sway with a 70 in the second round of the 2019 SEA Games men's team qualifier Stage 2 at the Luisita Golf and Country Club yesterday.
2 spot even as Aidric Chan held sway with a 70 in the second round of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games men's team qualifier Stage 2 at Luisita Golf and Country Club on Tuesday.
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In the Women's category, while Faisalabad held sway, Lahore seized second place with 373 points, followed by Bahawalpur which claimed third place.
Ipswich were not dismayed and held sway for most of the first half, but the visitors defended stoutly.
It is true that the family of Imam of the iconic Jamia Masjid in Delhi has held sway over the mosque from generation to generation.
As such, it's a solid but not particularly distinguished effort, one that requires a significant suspension of disbelief to get to its insights about the Middle East and the nature of the strongmen who have held sway there.
IN THE Bexley''s Butchers Edge Hill League on Sunday, defences held sway in the U10s clash between New Kenny and Leighbridge Lions which ended goalless.
FORMULA ONE MERCEDES' power again held sway on the opening day of the final four-day pre-season Formula One test in Bahrain.
MAY I say that I also remember the Harold Wilson years when Socialism held sway with a vengeance.