Definition of Spancel. Meaning of Spancel. Synonyms of Spancel

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Spancel. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Spancel and, of course, Spancel synonyms and on the right images related to the word Spancel.

Definition of Spancel

Spancel
Spancel Span"cel, n. [Perhaps span + AS. s[=a]l a rope.] A rope used for tying or hobbling the legs of a horse or cow. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]
Spancel
Spancel Span"cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spanceledor Spancelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Spanceling or Spancelling.] To tie or hobble with a spancel. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.] --Malone.

Meaning of Spancel from wikipedia

- A hobble (also, and perhaps earlier, hopple), or spancel, is a device which prevents or limits the locomotion of an animal, by tethering one or more legs...
- Spancill Hill or Spancilhill (Ordnance Survey spelling Spancel Hill for the hill and settlement, Spancelhill for the electoral division; Irish: Cnoc Uarchoille)...
- The Battle of Spancel Hill took place in 1559 in County Clare, Ireland close to modern Kilraghtis when a force led by Sir Donnell O'Brien defeated his...
- responded by commissioning a powerful love charm, the spancel of death (Irish: an buarach bháis). The spancel has been described as "an unbroken hoop of skin...
- Henriville Battle of Quiapo 13 DecemberSpanish defeat Mapuche 1559 Battle of Spancel Hill Sir Donnell O'Brien defeats Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond and...
- defeat on him and his ally, the Earl of Clanricarde, at the Battle of Spancel Hill. Teige was shortly afterwards arrested by Lord-justice William FitzWilliam...
- Kingdom of Ireland. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Spancel Hill, against his nephew who was supported by the English government of...
- withy hoop found around his neck may originally have been the part of a spancel used for restraining animals. It was probably used as a garrotte to strangle...
- led by Leonard Grey routs an O'Donnell/O'Neill force 1559 – Battle of Spancel Hill, a conflict over the O'Brien succession 1565 – Battle of Glentasie...
- warm, she'd be stout, she'd be free in the paps, And she'd milk without spancel or halter. And the man that would drink it, he'd **** his caubeen, And...