spired

I. \\ˈspī(ə)rd, -īəd\ adjective
Etymology: spire + -ed
1. : having a spire

a spired steeple

a spired church

: characterized by spires

a spired English village — Mary Ross

2. : tapering usually to a sharp point : slender, pointed

a spired Englemann's spruce — R.L.Neuberger

II. adjective
Etymology: spire (III) + -ed
: having a spire : spiral

a spired shell


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Spired — Spired, a. Having a spire; being in the form of a spire; as, a spired steeple. Mason. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spired — spired; in·spired·ly; …   English syllables

  • spired — adjective Date: 1610 1. having a spire < a spired church > 2. tapering usually to a sharp point < spired cedars > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Spired — Spire Spire, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiring}.] To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire. Emerson. [1913 Webster] It is not so apt to spire up as the other sorts, being more inclined to branch into arms. Mortimer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spired — /spuyeurd/, adj. having a spire. [1600 10; SPIRE1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • spired — adjective having a spire …   Wiktionary

  • spired — spaɪə(r) n. narrow tapering structure on the top of a building, steeple; natural structure which tapers to a point (i.e. blade of grass) v. furnish with a spire; taper to a point …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spired — 1) prides 2) spider …   Anagrams dictionary

  • spired — /ˈspaɪəd/ (say spuyuhd) adjective having a spire …   Australian English dictionary

  • Short-spired elimia — Taxobox name = Short spired elimia status = EX | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Mesogastropoda familia = Pleuroceridae genus = Elimia species = E. brevis binomial = Elimia brevis binomial… …   Wikipedia

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