outspan


outspan

verb (used with object), out·spanned, out·span·ning.

  1. to unyoke or unhitch, as oxen from a wagon.

verb (used without object), out·spanned, out·span·ning.

  1. to remove the yoke, harness, etc., from animals.

noun

  1. the act or a place of outspanning.

noun (ˈaʊtˌspæn)

  1. an area on a farm kept available for travellers to rest and refresh animals
  2. the act of unharnessing or unyoking

verb (ˌaʊtˈspæn) -spans, -spanning or -spanned

  1. (tr) to unharness or unyoke (animals)
  2. (intr) to relax

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