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- adj. having a spire
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a spire; being in the form of a spire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a spire.
- In conchology, having a spire, as a univalve shell; spiriferous; turreted.
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In a famous series of lectures at Oxford some years ago, General Wavell stressed the factor that, a quite ordinary man on joining a famous regiment, was nearly always in spired to a higher degree of courage in action.
Then head two blocks to Holabird & Roche's surprising Chicago Temple , basically a 1920s skyscraper topped by a spired church 77 W.
If it were otherwise, I would undoubtedly now be zipping through fabulous spired cities with a jetpack on my back (as I was assured would happen in my distant youth).
Tarantia, many-spired capitol of the Hyborian kingdom of Aquilonia lay to the north, Messantia; rough-hewn capitol of Argos lay to the south.
Suki Palacios has come a long way to this spired hotel in the tropics, to this wedge of forgotten land between continents, to this place of hurricanes and violence and calculated erasures.
Up to a late hour last night, however, nothing had tran - spired as to the whereabouts of the missing lady.
While womenpriests cannot "technically" hold "mass" in traditional white-spired churches, Rue continued to hold mass at SJU.
ABC's classic drama My So-Called Life perfectly captured teenaged life on the small screen, through the doe-eyes of 15-year-old Angela Chase, played by a very delicate-looking Claire Danes (does the woman ever age?), who mooned over dreamy bad boy Jordan (played by Jared Leto who always seemed to be tucking that long, Kurt Cobain-spired hair behind his ears).
Its domes and minarets lay before them, glowing gold in the sunlight amid the hanging gardens, the pleasant palaces, the spired roofs of ancient temples; in the harbor, the purple-sailed ships of Wilmington plied the waves, and the dragon-headed prows of the barbarian kingdoms to the south dipped their oars in wrinkled waters while plesiosaurs turned capers at their sides.
Ai tried las nite an Ai beleeb teh poor gurl spired, *sigh*