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- v. To scatter around.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To scatter abroad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To scatter abroad; disperse; divide.
Old French desparpeillier. (Wiktionary)
"In good sooth, there is not room for all, howsoever we should squeeze us together; wherefore we must need disparkle [scatter] us.