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noun 
  1. (South African)The place where one outspans.
    • 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."
verb to outspan
  1. (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."
Etymology: A portmanteau word from out + span. (cf. Afrikaans: uitspan)


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