spraddle


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spraddle

(ˈsprædəl)
n
a disease that affects poultry, in which the legs splay so that they cannot stand properly
vb
1. (intr) to sprawl; slouch
2. (tr) to spread out (one's legs, etc) widely
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Thankfully, a kind-hearted hunter with much experience in Africa--where shooting from sticks is common--took pity and showed me the virtue of three-legged sticks for shooting while standing, as well as how to spraddle my legs wide to minimize horizontal swaying.
Buffaloes in recumbent positions with spraddle legged and inability to rise indicates obturator nerve injury.
LOS ANGELES -- The old farm boy who used to raise cattle in a place called Big Spraddle Creek says at age 87, he doesn't even raise a garden.