Pruce
Pruce Pruce, n. [OE. for Prussia: cf. F. Prusse.] Prussian leather. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • spruce — spruce1 /sproohs/, n. 1. any evergreen, coniferous tree of the genus Picea, of the pine family, having short, angular, needle shaped leaves attached singly around twigs and bearing hanging cones with persistent scales. 2. any of various allied… …   Universalium

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  • Spruce — Recorded in several spellings including Prouse, Prewse, Prowse, Pruce, and Spruce, this is a surname of two possible origins. Firstly, it may be from the Old French and later English word prous or prouz , meaning valiant or, doughty. Secondly, it …   Surnames reference

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