spread eagle

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

spread eagle

noun

Definition of SPREAD EAGLE

1
:  a representation of an eagle with wings raised and legs extended
2
:  something resembling or suggestive of a spread eagle; specifically :  a skating figure executed with the skates heel to heel in a straight line

First Known Use of SPREAD EAGLE

1570

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