Splay is defined as to spread out.(verb)
An example of splay is to spread apart the fingers on a hand.
See splay in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME splaien, aphetic < displaien, to display
Origin: < the v.
See splay in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English splayen, to spread out
Origin: , short for displayen; see display.
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