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spancel

transitive verb span·cel \ˈspan(t)səl\

Definition of spancel

spanceled

or

spancelled

;

spanceled

or

spancelled

;

spanceling

or

spancelling

;

spancels

  1. :  to tie or hobble with or as if with a spancel :  fetter

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Origin and Etymology of spancel

Low German spanseln, from spansel, noun


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spancel

noun span·cel \"\

Definition of spancel

plural

-s

  1. :  a rope hobble or clog especially for a horse or cow

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Origin and Etymology of spancel

Low German spansel, from spannen to stretch, fasten, from Middle Low German — more at span


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