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luce

[loos] /lus/
noun
1.
a pike, especially when fully grown.
Origin of luce
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French lus pike < Late Latin lūcius

Luce

[loos] /lus/
noun
1.
Clare Boothe, 1903–87, U.S. writer, politician, and diplomat.
2.
Henry Robinson, 1898–1967, U.S. publisher and editor (husband of Clare Boothe Luce).
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  • Mrs. luce became frantic, for she had believed from the first that her husband would never return.

    The Spirit Lake Massacre Thomas Teakle
  • I told her to tell luce about it, but that didn't seem to soothe her much.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • luce, her captain, since the flagship was no more, was senior officer.

  • "We men are hard or soft as you women make us, luce," he said quietly.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice
  • "Don't squdge me too fur," repeated Mr. luce, clinging to the most expressive warning he could muster just then.

British Dictionary definitions for luce

luce

/luːs/
noun
1.
another name for pike1
Word Origin
C14: from Old French lus, from Late Latin lūcius pike
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