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NounEdit

spere (plural speres)

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

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English spere.

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spere (plural speres)

  1. spear

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

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NounEdit

spere n (nominative plural speoru)

  1. spear, lance, pike, javelin

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spere

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