Definition of Speering
1. inquiry [n -S] - See also: inquiry
Lexicographical Neighbors of Speering
speering (current term)
Literary usage of Speering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Irish Jurist (1849)
"speering, decided ¡u this court, 7th May, 1842. Lawson, in reply.—In this case the costs of the suit have been paid, and that distinguishes it from Lautour ..."
2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters (1916)
"[Signed] William Blake. Witness: Nicholas Blake. Codicil, 27 November 1641. Whereas my son in law William speering doth owe unto me £100. ..."
3. The Bookman (1898)
"Is " speering" English or Scots ? Either way, it is misspelt. Her old habit of coining words is not yet successful. ..."
4. The Metropolitan (1838)
"Immense was the triumphant quacking overhead—furious was the mirth of Horsman and speering, while the poor, dripping, goose-defeated sportsmen scrambled ..."