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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Definitions for spruik

  1. To make or give a speech, especially extensively; spiel.

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Citations for spruik
He started to spruik again, but I managed to get in first. C.E. Murphy, Raven Calls
Cain and Leek spruik their foul and immoral stories by the fire at night and the rest of the men grow excited and the mood of the camp becomes restless. Tim Winton, Shallows
Origin of spruik
1915-1920
Spruik is Australian slang that arose in the early 1900s. It is of unknown origin.
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