spruce englannista suomeksi
The wood of a spruce.
Made of the wood of the spruce.
(quote-book)|title=A Volunteer Poilu| passage= ... a baker's boy in a white apron and blue jumpers went by carrying a basket of bread on his head; and from the nearby tobacconist's, a spruce young lieutenant dressed in a black uniform emerged lighting a cigarette.
1919, (w), ''(w)'', Moon and Sixpence/Chapter XXXI|chapter 31
- He had great neatness of person, and he continued to wear his spruce black coat and his bowler hat, always a little too small for him, in a dapper, jaunty manner.
(quote-book)| title=Golden Earth| passage= A spruce young lieutenant came over, saluted and clambered into the back of our jeep, and we were off.
2012, The Economist, 13th Oct 2012, ''Plessey returns: Chips with everything''
- The two clean rooms, where chips are made, are sprucer than a hospital theatre.
To arrange neatly; up.
To make oneself spruce (neat and elegant in appearance).
To tease. (rfex)