Definition of Sprucy
1. spruce [adj SPRUCIER, SPRUCIEST] - See also: spruce
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprucy
Literary usage of Sprucy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poets and Poetry of Iowaby Thomas William Herringshaw by Thomas William Herringshaw (1894)
"There's a little, lovely valley, A romantic "sprucy Dell,'' Where my spirit often wanders ... Down along the '• sprucy Dell," Lives a fair and gentle maiden ..."
2. Travels in Alaska by John Muir (1915)
"The packed hut was passably well ventilated, but its heavy, meaty smells were not the same to our noses as those we were accustomed to in the sprucy nooks ..."
3. Travels in Alaska by John Muir (1915)
"The packed hut was passably well ventilated, but its heavy, meaty smells were not the same to our noses as those we were accustomed to in the sprucy ..."
4. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States by Henry Gannett (1905)
"An Indian word said to mean " sprucy stream." Shepaug; river in Connecticut. Derived from the Indian word masha¡iaug, meaning "large pond. ..."
5. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"... de gals all dress' up in der Sunday clo'es an' de mens fixed up mighty sprucy, an' sech a pickin' an' choosin' you nuver see in all yo' bawn days. ..."
6. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... sprucy clerk, the valley's bean, Meant by those glances, which at church he stole, Her father nodding to the psalms slow drawl; Long had she sigh'd, ..."