Definition of Spiring

1. a. Shooting up in a spire or spires.

Definition of Spiring

1. Adjective. Shooting up in a spire or spires. ¹

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Definition of Spiring

1. spire [v] - See also: spire

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiring

spirillar dysentery
spirillum fever
spiring (current term)
spirit away
spirit bear
spirit duplicator
spirit gum
spirit lamp
spirit lamps
spirit level
spirit levels
spirit of nitre
spirit of salt
spirit of the law
spirit of turpentine
spirit of wine

Literary usage of Spiring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1884)
"... crew by spiring and Blommaert in Holland, and commanded by a Dutch captain, Cornelis van Vliet, who had been for several years in the Swedish service. ..."

2. The Swedish Settlements on the Delaware: Their History and Relation to the by Amandus Johnson (1911)
"He did not accompany spiring to Stralsund, when the latter ... The plan, as already presented to Peter spiring, was to make a voyage to certain places well ..."

3. Immortality, a Study of Belief, and Earlier Addresses by William Newton Clarke (1920)
"spiring, prosaic, barren. Unmeasured aspiration, desires too great for words, "groanings that cannot be uttered," longings that reach out into the ..."

4. Herodotus by Herodotus (1812)
"Falsehood is prompted by views of in- " terest, and the language of truth is dictated by " some promised benefit, or by the hope of in- " spiring confidence ..."

5. The Digest of Canadian Criminal Case Law: Comprising the Reported Cases on by George Edward McCrossan, Samuel Davies Schultz, Andrew Miller Harper (1908)
"... spiring to injure a non-unionist workman, | В., by depriving him of his employment, ... spiring ..."

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