spelder

verb
spel·​der | \ˈspeldər\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of spelder 

transitive verb

chiefly Scottish : split

intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish : stretch, sprawl

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History and Etymology for spelder

obsolete English speld to split open, spread open (from Middle English spelden, probably alteration—influenced by spelde splinter—of spalden to split, spread open, from Middle Low German, from Old High German spaltan to split) + English -er (as in batter)

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