verb (used with or without object) Informal.
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Oh, Mr. Raynor, I do hope an' pray he see fit to give you a chanc't to 'splain 'way the diffe'nces!J. Poindexter, Colored|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
"I'll 'splain ever'thing as soon as we get to your rooms," promised Dorothy.The Emerald City of Oz|L. Frank Baum
He could "understand t'ings easy enough though he couldn't allers 'splain 'em."Blown to Bits|Robert Michael Ballantyne
This Mr. Splain and the man with the beard are the same, exactly the same.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
"I'll write to father myself, tomorrow, an' 'splain everything," I announced.Explorers of the Dawn|Mazo de la Roche