from The Century Dictionary.
- A Scotch form of
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"'Rose, _darling_,' said Peggy, 'that's a great beauty, and shows off your complexion all to pieces; you have no notion how well you look in it and the sprush.'
"'Why, nothing less, indeed, nor Rose Cullenan decked out in a white muslin gown, and a black sprush bonnet, tied under her chin wid a silk ribbon, no less; but what killed us out and out was -- you wouldn't guess?'
"'The sprush bonnet is exactly the fit for the gown,' observed Katty;