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To Spread Out
To Lay Out
Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means spread and the verb vocab version is to spread out or to lay out.
What is getting spread out? Sheep (し)! Someone's been hunting sheep, because you're looking at a bunch of empty (dead) sheep bodies spread out on the ground.
I persuaded him to put a carpet in his room.