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speer

[speer] /spɪər/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
Chiefly Scot. to ask; inquire.
Origin of speer
900
before 900; Middle English speren, spiren, Old English spyrian to make tracks, trace, ask about; cognate with German spüren, Old Norse spyrja to ask; akin to spoor

Speer

[speer; German shpeyr] /spɪər; German ʃpeɪr/
noun
1.
Albert
[al-bert;; German ahl-bert] /ˈæl bərt;; German ˈɑl bɛrt/ (Show IPA),
1905–81, German Nazi leader: appointed by Hitler as official Nazi architect.
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speir

/spiːr/
verb
1.
(Scot) to ask; inquire
Word Origin
Old English spyrian to seek after, search for
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