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spae

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Pronunciation: /speɪ
 
/

Definition of spae in English:

verb

[with object] Scottish
Predict; foretell: [with clause]: some Finns had spaed that he should settle in Iceland

Origin

Middle English: from Old Norse spá, of unknown origin.

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