stretched upward, as the arms.

1555–65; up- + stretch + -ed2 Unabridged
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upstretched (ʌpˈstrɛtʃt)
(esp of the arms) stretched or raised up

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With upstretched neck, the head held horizontal and the bill partly open, they utter the trumpeting call.
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