spraddle

[sprad-l]
verb (used with object), spraddled, spraddling.
1.
to straddle.
verb (used without object), spraddled, spraddling.
2.
to sprawl.

Origin:
1625–35; origin uncertain; compare Norwegian dialect spradla squirm, flail

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