a noosed rope with which to hobble an animal, especially a horse or cow.
verb (used with object), spanceled, spanceling or (especially British) spancelled, spancelling.
to fetter with or as with a spancel.
a length of rope for hobbling an animal, esp a horse or cow
verb -cels, -celling, -celled (US) -cels, -celing, -celed
(transitive) to hobble (an animal) with a loose rope
noun 1. a district of Berlin, in E Germany: site of prison for Nazi war criminals.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a synthetic fiber composed of a long-chain polymer, used chiefly in the manufacture of garments to add elasticity. noun 1. a type of synthetic stretch fabric made from polyurethane fibre
noun 1. Architecture. an area between the extradoses of two adjoining arches, or between the extrados of an arch and a perpendicular through the extrados at the springing line. 2. (in a steel-framed building) a panellike area between the head of a window on one level and the sill of a window immediately above. 3. […]
adverb, Informal. 1. directly, exactly: The bullet landed spang on target. adverb 1. (US & Canadian, informal) exactly, firmly, or straight: spang on target spaghetti Western