Span"cel (?), n. [Perhaps span + AS. sal a rope.]

A rope used for tying or hobbling the legs of a horse or cow.

[Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] <-- different usage in White's "Once and future king" -->

Grose.

 

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Span"cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spanceled (?) or Spancelled; p. pr. & vb. n. SpancelingSpancelling.]

To tie or hobble with a spancel.

[Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]

Malone.

<-- Spandex. An elastic textile material, used for clothing -->

 

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