Webster's Dictionary 
(1): ( n.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n.
(2): ( v. i.) To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire.
(3): ( n.) A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist.
(4): ( n.) The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
(5): ( n.) A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or of wheat.
(6): ( n.) A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the chargen in blasting.
(7): ( n.) A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a steeple, or the steeple itself.
(8): ( v. i.) To breathe.
King James Dictionary 
Spire n. L. spira from the root of L. spiro, to breathe. The primary sense of the root is to throw, to drive, to send, but it implies a winding motion, like throw, warp, and many others.
1. A winding line like the threads of a screw any thing wreathed or contorted a curl a twist a wreath. His neck erect amidst his circling spires. A dragon's fiery form belied the god sublime on radiant spires he rode. 2. A body that shoots up to a point a tapering body a round pyramid or pyramidical body a steeple. With glist'ring spires and pinnacles adorn'd. 3. A stalk or blade of grass or other plant. How humble ought man to be, who cannot make a single spire or grass. 4. The top or uppermost point of a thing.
1. To shoot to shoot up pyramidically. 2. To breathe. Not in use. 3. To sprout, as grain in malting.
Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature 
Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Spire'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/s/spire.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.