Definition of inspan in English:

inspan

verb

[WITH OBJECT]South african
  • Yoke (draft animals, typically oxen) in a team to a vehicle.

    • ‘The waentjies had functioning disselbooms, jukke and skeie complete with carefully cut riempies spantoue for inspanning the oxen.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Dutch inspannen to stretch from in- in + spannen to span.

Pronunciation:

inspan

/inˈspan/