inspan

verb

in·​span in-ˈspan How to pronounce inspan (audio)
ˈin-ˌspan
inspanned; inspanning; inspans
chiefly South Africa

Word History

Etymology

Afrikaans, from Dutch inspannen

First Known Use

circa 1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inspan was circa 1827

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Cite this Entry

“Inspan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inspan. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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