or speir, spier
- Chiefly Scot. to ask; inquire.
Origin of speer
Examples from the Web for speir
Historical Examples of speir
"Jist answer me ae queston, Isy, and I'll speir nae mair," said Marion.Salted With Fire
On the occasion when Jack appeared he found Mrs. Speir seated in her library.
What was your name, madam, before your marriage to Mr. Speir?
I maun be goin' hame, but I'll try and get back the morn, to speir how ye're keepin'.Morag
Janet Milne Rae
How did you find all at Gawin's to-day, now when I have gotten time to speir?The Shepherd's Calendar
- Scot to ask; inquire