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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
: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 \ " \

Definition of spancel

plural -s
:a rope hobble or clog especially for a horse or cow

Origin and Etymology of spancel

Low German spansel, from spannen to stretch, fasten, from Middle Low German


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