Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To reëxamine or cross-examine.

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Examples

  • "Or had he had the wit, like some of ourselves, to lay the scene in such a remote or distant country that nobody should be able to back-speer [Footnote: Scottish for cross-examine him.] him," said

    The Betrothed

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