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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of spreadeagle.

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Examples

  • Cleveland Williams is spreadeagled on the canvas as referee Harry Kessler sends Muhammad Ali to a neutral corner during their heavyweight bout at the Astrodome in Houston, Nov. 14, 1966.

    Muhammad Ali Biography: 50 Years on the World Stage Special Edition

  • I am spreadeagled, Jesus on a horizontal cross, and my hands and legs are cuffed to the edge of the bed.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • I am spreadeagled, Jesus on a horizontal cross, and my hands and legs are cuffed to the edge of the bed.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • And that, Mr. Woodward, is why I'm spreadeagled on the roof of an SUV.

    Mark Steinberg: Woodward Scores Romney Exclusive

  • And that, Mr. Woodward, is why I'm spreadeagled on the roof of an SUV.

    Mark Steinberg: Woodward Scores Romney Exclusive

  • Kirk Anderson, 21, said the girl, Joy McKinney, and her friend, Keith May, tied down his arms and legs with leather straps, padlocks, chains and rope, so that he was spreadeagled.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • On the other side were two more bodies, a man's and a young girl's, though it wasn't easy to tell; they had been spreadeagled and fires lit on top of them.

    Isabelle

  • So when the ice began to pop under my spreadeagled body still twenty feet from her and then the opaque white beneath me changed to a soft, rotten gray and now I was fifteen feet away and then, at ten, the ice sagged perceptibly, I stared at my good dog with the same entreaty I saw in her eyes.

    Spring Ice

  • At first I was turned off by the screaming and bondage imagery (girl gagged, spreadeagled on the bed, etc.).

    Erica Abeel: INDIE STALWARTS AND NEW TALENT AT TRIBECA

  • All I can think about is Pat Benatar, spreadeagled and bent over saying "love is a battlefield" while Mike Patton stands behind, poised, saying "no, Pat, love is a fist..."

    BSNYC Firday Fun Quiz!

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