noun, plural spi·nae [spahy-nee]. /ˈspaɪ ni/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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The course was divided down the centre by a low wall, called the spina, which was adorned with various sculptures.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
At the age of twenty-two, Ancilla turned a dancer and Spina became a singer.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Along the transverse axis ran a fence (spina) separating the return course from the starting one.
The sentence is very obscure, but the allusion must be to the dolphins, the figures of which were placed upon the spina.
It seems that in a corresponding place near the other end of the spina figures of dolphins were used for the same purpose.