speer

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verb \ˈspir\
variants: or

speir

Definition of speer

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  ask, inquire

Origin and Etymology 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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