- (South African)The place where one outspans.
verb to outspan
- 1976 Sir Percy Fitzpatrick Jock of the Bushveld p202. Longman ISBN 058261231
::"At the or on the road or footpath he shouldered them aside as one walks through standing corn, not aggressively, but with the superb indifference of right and habit unquestioned."
Etymology: A portmanteau word from out + span. (cf. Afrikaans: uitspan)
- (South African) To release oxen from harness.
- 1976 Sir Percy Fitzpatrick Jock of the Bushveld p126. Longman ISBN 058261231
::"We had outspanned on in a flat covered with close grass about two feet high"The wagons, four in number, were drawn up off the road two abreast."
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