Spraddling - definition of spraddling by The Free Dictionary
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a disease that affects poultry, in which the legs splay so that they cannot stand properly
1. (intr) to sprawl; slouch
2. (tr) to spread out (one's legs, etc) widely
References in classic literature
He throws himself on the divan, folding his arms, and spraddling
A space-caesura separates and thereby emphasizes alliteration and rhyme in this line in "Doorstep, Lightning, Waif-Dreaming": "The interim spraddling
crack the crowning rollback" (38).
The second indication of myth lies in the dense detailing Harris devotes to his description of the "hodgepodge of construction," "a sort of spraddling
two-story chateau" (10) in which Bovril and his family live.