speer

See also: Speer

EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

speer (plural speers)

  1. (obsolete) sphere

VerbEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

speer f (plural speren, diminutive speertje n)

  1. spear

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 02:44