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Meaning of spancel

span•cel

Pronunciation: (span'sul), [key]
— n., v., -celed, -cel•ing -celled, -cel•ling.
—n.
  1. a noosed rope with which to hobble an animal, esp. a horse or cow.
—v.t.
  1. to fetter with or as with a spancel.
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