- a person, especially a poet, endowed with unique perception or insight.
Origin of shaʿir
From the Arabic word shāʿir
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Examples from the Web for shair
I'm shair there's no' a woman in the place but wad hae liket him.
I'm no gaun to hurt you; but I'm gaun to tak' Black Jock oot o' your clutches as shair as daith.
In contradistinction to the shair, the charm of the pantoon lies, or should lie, in its being improvised.Monumental Java
J. F. Scheltema
Beer, beer, glorious beer; I'm shair I've perished three gallons this very day.
No, mem, tucked breists are oot o' date; ye'll no' see such a thing in Gleska; I'm shair puir Macphee himsel' hadna ane.