Definition of Speired

1. speir [v] - See also: speir



Speired Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speired

speeler
speelers
speeling
speels
speered
speering
speerings
speers
speight
speights
speil
speiled
speiling
speils
speir
speired (current term)
speiring
speirings
speirs
speise
speises
speiskobalt
speiss
speisses
spek
spekboom
spekbooms
speke
speks
spelaean

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; ..."

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