or speir, spier
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of speer
Examples from the Web for speir
When our hero left the presence of Mrs. Speir, wild, strange hopes were surging in his heart.
At this moment the woman, Mrs. Speir, uttered a cry, and would have fallen had not the detective held and assisted her to a chair.
On the occasion when Jack appeared he found Mrs. Speir seated in her library.
"Jist answer me ae queston, Isy, and I'll speir nae mair," said Marion.Salted With Fire|George MacDonald
Gey an' often: Bell's an auld friend o' my mither's, and I run over to speir for her aye when I've time.