Definition of Sprush

1. to spruce [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: spruce



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprush

sprugs
spruik
spruiked
spruiker
spruikers
spruiking
spruiks
spruit
spruits
sprung
sprung rhyme
sprung rhymes
sprung rhythm
sprunt
spruntly
sprush (current term)
sprushed
sprushes
sprushing
spry
spryer
spryest
spryly
spryness
sprynesses
spryte
sprytes
spuckie
spuckies

Literary usage of Sprush

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1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"The sprush bonnet is exactly the fit for the gown,' observed Katty; ' the black and the white 's jist the cut— how many yards had you, Rose? ..."

2. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"His bonnet he . . cock'd sprush. Spunk, a match, fire, mettle, wit. We'll light a spunk, and ev'ry skin, We'll rin them aff in fusion, Like oil some day. ..."

3. Pocket Dictionary of the Scottish Idiom: In which the Significance of the by Robert Motherby (1826)
"... s. a sparrow, ein ©per« sprush, adj. neat, tidy, fine, ling. trim, netf, fauber, ... sprush- sup, т. to dress up, to make neat, ..."

4. Pocket Dictionary of the Scottish Idiom in which the Signification of the by Robert Motherby (1826)
"sprush, adj. neat, tidy, fine, trim, nett, fauber, be^enbe. sprush-sup, T. to dress up, to make neat, ..."

5. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"Cock up your beaver, and cock it fu' sprush ; . We'll over the Border, and give them a brush; There's somebody there we'll teach ..."

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