speer

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English[edit]

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speer (plural speers)

  1. (obsolete) sphere

Verb[edit]

speer (third-person singular simple present speers, present participle speering, simple past and past participle speered)

  1. (Scotland) to ask, to inquire

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *speru; cognate with German Speer, West Frisian spear, English spear.

Noun[edit]

speer f (plural speren, diminutive speertje n)

  1. spear

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