[ verb out-spred; adjective out-spred; noun out-spred ]SEE DEFINITION OF outspreading
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"I'll tell all the truth," he whined, with an outspreading gesture of his hands.

It was immediately beneath the outspreading roots of an Engelmann spruce.

He pursued his labors among the outspreading neighborhoods in what are now Cumberland and Robeson counties.

What scanty light penetrated to the boys filtered through the outspreading branches of the fallen pine.

The heathfowl wing their terrified flight—through, above, and beneath the rolling and outspreading smoke.

The huge station, with its glaring lights and clanging bells, and the outspreading city, soon gave place to prairie land.

It was the trunks and the outspreading branches of the same pine trees which held Seagreave.

What connection had those crouching forms, slinking beneath the outspreading branches, with the peace of that summer day?

And he and his companion silently made their way along an outspreading branch, holding their lances in their hands.

Whatever the object of his attention, it seemed to lie beneath the outspreading branches of a large spruce.