verb (used with object) Chiefly Scot.
Words nearby spean
Origin of spean
Examples from the Web for spean
This would, I can suppose, account for the sloping terraces along the Spean.
This supposes that a vast barrier of ice still remains under Ben Nevis, along all the lower part of the Spean.
O for a good wat nurse to spean ye, like John Adamson's lambs!The Shepherd's Calendar|James Hogg
An English officer, a prisoner taken at Spean, stood by, an unwilling spectator of the scene.The Red True Story Book|Various