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Related to holding sway: follow suit, To show off, To turn in, holding up, passed up, called off, took over
Lateral movement of the center of gravity of a ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
In thatched roof construction, one of the small willow or hazelwood rods laid at right angles to the thatching to hold it down.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.