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speer

verb \ˈspir\

Definition of speer

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  ask, inquire



Variants of speer

or speir play \ˈspir\

Origin of speer

Middle English (Scots) speren, from Old English spyrian to seek after; akin to Old English spor spoor


First Known Use: before 12th century


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