or speir, spier
- Chiefly Scot. to ask; inquire.
Origin of speer
before 900; Middle English speren, spiren, Old English spyrian to make tracks, trace, ask about; cognate with German spüren, Old Norse spyrja to ask; akin to spoor
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I spiered if they had gi'en him a return ticket available for a week.'The Guinea Stamp
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