verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of splay
OTHER WORDS FROM splayun·splayed, adjective
Words nearby splay
Example sentences from the Web for splay
They are cut on the splay so that the front end is half the width of a header and one side half the length of the brick.
No variation, no change; the art of it is to keep almost to the same groove, and not to make the figure broad and splay.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
The centre porch has twisted columns, which are carried round the splay of the arch.Cathedral Cities of Italy|William Wiehe Collins
Such a collection of splay feet, puffed joints, and misshapen limbs was assuredly never before made within so small a compass.
They are boldly splayed off, and in the middle of the splay is set a shaft, which finishes with a sculptured capital.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street