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splay (v.)

early 14c., "unfold, unfurl;" c. 1400, "to spread out," shortened form of desplayen (see display (v.)). Meaning "to spread out awkwardly" is from 1848. Past participle adjective splayed "spread out" is attested from 1540s.

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Definitions of splay from WordNet
1
splay (v.)
spread open or apart;
He splayed his huge hands over the table
splay (v.)
turn outward;
These birds can splay out their toes
Synonyms: turn out / spread out / rotate
splay (v.)
move out of position;
Synonyms: dislocate / luxate / slip
2
splay (n.)
an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger;
3
splay (adj.)
turned outward in an ungainly manner;
splay knees
From wordnet.princeton.edu