spier

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[ speer ]
/ spɪər /

verb (used with or without object)

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Definition for spiered (2 of 2)

speer

or speir, spier

[ speer ]
/ spɪər /

verb (used with or without object)

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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Example sentences from the Web for spiered

  • I spiered if they had gi'en him a return ticket available for a week.'

    The Guinea Stamp|Annie S. Swan