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How Do You Spell WEIR?

Correct spelling for the English word "weir" is [w_ˈiə], [wˈi͡ə], [wˈi‍ə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WEIR

  1. A dam across a river to raise the water in order to conduct it to a water-wheel, or to irrigate land, &c.; a fence in a stream for catching and keeping fish.

Common Misspellings for WEIR

Below is the list of 312 misspellings for the word "weir".

Usage Examples for WEIR

  1. She has many points in common with Mrs. Weir- 'a dwaibly body. - "Penny Plain" by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  2. I taunt the brook With his hair outshook O'er the weir so cool and mossy, And mock the crow As he peers below With a caw that's vain and saucy. - "Nirvana Days" by Cale Young Rice
  3. Just above the bridge is the weir which backs up the water from Lough Corrib to afford power for some dozen mills- though all the mills, so far as I could see, are decayed and ruined and empty. - "The Charm of Ireland" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  4. We'd run acrost one of the guy- ropes of my fish- weir. - "Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House" by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. " I dare say you have a guess though, by this time, Mr. Weir," I said; " and I think I have a guess too." - "Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood" by George MacDonald
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