spraddle

verb
sprad·dle | \ˈspra-dᵊl \
spraddled; spraddling\ˈsprad-liŋ, ˈspra-dᵊl-iŋ \

Definition of spraddle 

intransitive verb

1 : sprawl

2 : to go or walk with a straddling gait : straddle

transitive verb

1 : sprawl

2 : to spread (the legs) wide apart a duck with spraddled legs

First Known Use of spraddle

1632, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

History and Etymology for spraddle

perhaps blend of straddle and sprawl

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