[ spahyuhrd ]
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  1. having a spire.

Origin of spired

First recorded in 1600–10; spire1 + -ed3

Other words from spired

  • mul·ti·spired, adjective
  • un·spired, adjective

Words Nearby spired

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How to use spired in a sentence

  • When I stared up at the spired summit of 10,912-foot Cathedral Peak in the amber glow of sunset, I felt a strange mix of immense gratitude and stalwart duty.

  • He had something of the spirit which in-spired the old mining-camp.

    American Sketches | Charles Whibley
  • Leaving half a dozen men in the boat, he took the rest, ten mighty archers of Khawarizm, in spired helmets and tiger-skin cloaks.

    The Devil in Iron | Robert E. Howard
  • He drew his scimitar and advanced, confident in his spired helmet and close-meshed mail.

    The Devil in Iron | Robert E. Howard
  • Above the whole towered a rather pretentious two-spired church.

    A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
  • There was the grey old spired pile, lying lovely against the pale evening light.

    Poppy | Cynthia Stockley