Definition of spired in US English:



  • See spire

    • ‘A stupa was originally a burial mound enshrining relics of a holy person, but over the centuries this has developed into tall, spired monuments.’
    • ‘He crept up on a sentry, given away by the faint flicker of firelight on spired helmet.’
    • ‘We all scrambled past the opened, tall, spired gate.’
    • ‘To the West a great wall towered over the spired building, acting as a shield to the temple itself and to the city.’
    • ‘The heroic duo took off in the direction of eight spired rocks to the west.’