Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of splay.

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Examples

  • Any time anyone enters my house my cat flops over at their feet and splays her belly to be rubbed.

    Cats and Gods « Colleen Anderson

  • Osio splays them out for us to ponder, to laugh at, to see in ourselves and in those around us.

    James Scarborough: 7 at W. 70th, Little Fish Theatre

  • I watched the old mico sigh, relaxing her shoulders so the feather splays slumped.

    Fire The Sky

  • I watched the old mico sigh, relaxing her shoulders so the feather splays slumped.

    Fire The Sky

  • I pinned my hair with the turkey-tail copper pin, added splays of feathers to each shoulder, wore a white apron that tapered to a point between my knees, and laced thick shell necklaces around my neck.

    Fire The Sky

  • At the top, the Cofitachequi mico waited in all her finery; swan-feather splays at each shoulder accented a striking white fabric dress adorned with pearls and bits of mica that glittered in the light.

    Fire The Sky

  • However, by the time dusk splays across the city and our bus snakes its way back through the its urban streets, we come head to head with a human blockade of police with semiautomatics and shields.

    Suzanne Skees: Egypt Exploded: An American in Cairo Ponders What Our Citizens Can Do for Theirs

  • However, by the time dusk splays across the city and our bus snakes its way back through the its urban streets, we come head to head with a human blockade of police with semiautomatics and shields.

    Suzanne Skees: Egypt Exploded: An American in Cairo Ponders What Our Citizens Can Do for Theirs

  • I pinned my hair with the turkey-tail copper pin, added splays of feathers to each shoulder, wore a white apron that tapered to a point between my knees, and laced thick shell necklaces around my neck.

    Fire The Sky

  • At the top, the Cofitachequi mico waited in all her finery; swan-feather splays at each shoulder accented a striking white fabric dress adorned with pearls and bits of mica that glittered in the light.

    Fire The Sky

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