spruit nicely down; Mr. Becker not come; can't get across evidently.
It was the same with those in the spruit as inside the kraal where I sat.
When the first of these reached the spruit its occupants—a man with a woman beside him—became aware that something was wrong.
The only things that seem to "spruit" in them are cobble-stones and rattle-snakes.
We moved on to the spruit and were shot at by Mausers from our right flank.
As I had no change, I had to remain at the spruit until what I had washed had got dry.
These were all guns of Q Battery, which, when the first alarm was given, were within 300 yards of the spruit.
Eleven or twelve days after, Commandant spruit was again with us.
The three remaining companies of the Durham Light Infantry lined the spruit.
With glistening bodies they were emerging from the clear waters of a spruit into which they had just plunged themselves.