spae

[ spey ]
/ speɪ /
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verb (used with object), spaed, spae·ing. Chiefly Scot.

to prophesy; foretell; predict.

Nearby words

  1. spadiceous,
  2. spadices,
  3. spadille,
  4. spadix,
  5. spado,
  6. spaetzle,
  7. spaewife,
  8. spag,
  9. spaghetti,
  10. spaghetti junction

Origin of spae

1250–1300; Middle English span < Old Norse spā

Related formsspa·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for spaed

spae

/ (speɪ) /

verb

Scot to foretell (the future)

Word Origin for spae

C14: from Old Norse

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