spreadeagle in English

stretched out with one's arms and legs extended.
prisoners are chained to their beds, spread-eagle, for days at a time
stretch (someone) out with their arms and legs extended.
he lay spread-eagled in the road
an emblematic representation of an eagle with its legs and wings extended.

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1. The circle of men collapses in on top of me, and two hundred hands clamp around every inch of my arms and legs and I'm lifted spreadeagle toward the light.