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Old French[edit]


espeir m (oblique plural espeirs, nominative singular espeirs, nominative plural espeir)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of espoir
    • circa 1190, Thomas of Britain, Tristan:
      Languist, atent la en sun lit,
      En espeir est de sun venir
      Waiting there, in her bed
      Hoping for his arrival