speer

verb
\ ˈspir How to pronounce speer (audio) \
variants: or speir
speered or speired; speering or speiring; speers or speirs

Definition of speer

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of speer

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for speer

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

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“Speer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speer. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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