Spread eagle

Definition of Spread eagle

An eagle with outspread wings, the national emblem of the United States.
The figure of an eagle, with its wings elevated and its legs extended; often met as a device upon military ornaments, and the like.
(Her.) An eagle displayed; an eagle with the wings and legs extended on each side of the body, as in the double-headed eagle of Austria and Russia. See Displayed, 2.

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