spere

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

spere (plural speres)

  1. (architecture) The fixed structure between the great hall and the screens passage in an English medieval timber house.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English spere.

Noun[edit]

spere (plural speres)

  1. spear

Descendants[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *speru, from Proto-Indo-European *sperH-. Cognate with Old High German sper (German Speer), West Frisian spear, Dutch speer, Old Norse spjör.

Noun[edit]

spere n (nominative plural speoru)

  1. spear, lance, pike, javelin

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spere

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of spera.
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of spera.