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

/ɪnˈspæn//inˈspan/