verb (used with object), out·spanned, out·span·ning.
- to unyoke or unhitch, as oxen from a wagon.
verb (used without object), out·spanned, out·span·ning.
- to remove the yoke, harness, etc., from animals.
- the act or a place of outspanning.
- an area on a farm kept available for travellers to rest and refresh animals
- the act of unharnessing or unyoking
verb (ˌaʊtˈspæn) -spans, -spanning or -spanned
- (tr) to unharness or unyoke (animals)
- (intr) to relax