spired

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spired (not comparable)

  1. having a spire
    • 1894, John Muir, The Mountains of California[1]:
      Perhaps some one of the multitude excites special attention, some gigantic castle with turret and battlement, or some Gothic cathedral more abundantly spired than Milan's.
    • 1922, Edwin Bjorkman, The Soul of a Child[2]:
      This was true not only of the trip on the steamer, the arrival at Enkoeping with its little old-fashioned red houses, the meeting with Mr. Swanson, the drive of thirty miles or more inland, the arrival at the sexton's house not far from a white spired church, and the introduction to a seemingly endless number of new faces, but of the whole long summer.

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