Meaning of SPIER in English

I. ˈspīə(r), -īə noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English spiere, from spyen, spien to spy + -ere -er

: one that spies

II. ˈspi(ə)r, -iə noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English spere

: a fixed and often architecturally treated screen (as in the hall of an English manor house)


chiefly Scotland

variant of speer I

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