or speir, spier
- Chiefly Scot. to ask; inquire.
Origin of speer
- Al·bert [al-bert; German ahl-bert] /ˈæl bərt; German ˈɑl bɛrt/, 1905–81, German Nazi leader: appointed by Hitler as official Nazi architect.
Examples from the Web for speer
Contemporary Examples of speer
Dr. Welner appears to be their star witness, although he might be eclipsed by the widow of Sgt. Speer.The Child Soldier on Trial at Guantanamo
Andrea J. Prasow
October 27, 2010
Historical Examples of speer
Do I no ken a look like that when I speer it, and know that the Fates are to their wark.The Mystery of the Sea
Speed; to "come speed" is to succeed.Speir, or speer; ask questions at.Letters of Samuel Rutherford
May I be sae bold, Mr. Keelevin, as to speer wha sent you here, at this time?The Entail
Let's steer for it, Master West, and speer where she hails frae.The Mystery of Cloomber
Arthur Conan Doyle
Troth that I cannot tell you; for I never heard it, and forgot to speer.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 18