- to straddle.
- to sprawl.
Origin of spraddle
1625–35; origin uncertain; compare Norwegian dialect spradla squirm, flail
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Examples from the Web for spraddled
I spraddled the tripod purposely to keep it from being upset.Out of the Depths
Robert Ames Bennet
What did he want to go to sleep for, spraddled all over the aisle?Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp
Alice B. Emerson
Thus progressing, he came close to one who spraddled in solitary comfort over two seats.Local Color
Irvin S. Cobb
Its up to us to light on him all spraddled out and squeeze the truth out of him in a hurry.Frank Merriwell's Triumph
Burt L. Standish
The enemy was spraddled on his stomach, legs apart, adjusting his body to steady his weapon.First on the Moon