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Noun, Verb (usu participle)


outspanv. t. & i. [D. uitspannen.].
     To unyoke or disengage, as oxen from a wagon; to unharness (a horse).  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of outspanning.  [PJC]
  •  A place where outspanning is done;  [PJC]


outspan, v. & n. S.Afr.
--v. (-spanned, -spanning)
1 tr. (also absol.) unharness (animals) from a cart, plough, etc.
2 intr. break a wagon journey.
--n. a place for grazing or encampment.

S.Afr. Du. uitspannen unyoke




VB arrive, get to, come to, come, reach, attain, come up with, come up to, overtake, make, fetch, complete, join, rejoin, light, alight, dismount, land, go ashore, debark, disembark, put in, put into, visit, cast anchor, pitch one's tent, sit down, get to one's journey's end, make the land, be in at the death, come back, get back, come home, get home, return, come in, make one's appearance, drop in, detrain, deplane, outspan, de-orbit, come to hand, come at, come across, hit, come upon, light upon, pop upon, bounce upon, plump upon, burst upon, pitch upon, meet, encounter, rencounter, come in contact.

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