Synonyms for spruceness
Antonyms for spruceness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPRUCENESS
Cleanliness and spruceness are the rule among the Quincy Market men and stall-keepers.
Neat he was to spruceness, and while of no more than medium height he had the shoulders of an acrobat.
"evergreen tree," 1660s, from spruse (adj.) "made of spruce wood" (early 15c.), literally "from Prussia," from Spruce, Sprws (late 14c.), unexplained alterations of Pruce "Prussia," from an Old French form of Prussia. Spruce seems to have been a generic term for commodities brought to England by Hanseatic merchants (beer, board, leather, see spruce (v.)), and the tree was believed to have come from Prussia.