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[speer] /spɪər/
verb (used with or without object)
1.

speer

or speir, spier

[speer] /spɪər/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
Chiefly Scot. to ask; inquire.
Origin of speer
900
before 900; Middle English speren, spiren, Old English spyrian to make tracks, trace, ask about; cognate with German spüren, Old Norse spyrja to ask; akin to spoor
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  • I spiered if they had gi'en him a return ticket available for a week.'

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