Definition of Speired
1. speir [v] - See also: speir
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speired
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Literary usage of Speired
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ballads and Poems by Glasgow Ballad Club (1885)
"... Of auncient biggins everywhere, And auld-warld Abbot Schaw. Of gude Saint Minn aft he speired, Als weel as mony ither; And o' the Stewards he was fain, ..."
2. Ballads and Poems by Glasgow ballad club (1885)
"And aye he speired, and better speired, At ilka ane he saw, Of auncient biggins everywhere, And auld-warld Abbot Schaw. Of gude Saint Mirin aft he speired, ..."
3. Historic Ayrshire: Being a Collection of Historical Works Treating of the by William Robertson (1891)
"... She being demanded if she speired at Thom what persons they were? answered, that they were ... she gacd and speired at Thom what micht help them ? and ..."
4. Two Lectues on Some Changes in Social Life and Habits by Edward Bannerman Ramsay (1857)
"Take the English phrase " cross-examined" beside "back- speired," and I think back-speired carries the day. This lady and a sister lived together; ..."