Sprue vs Spree - What's the difference?

sprue | spree |


As a noun sprue

is sprue (all senses).

As a proper noun spree is

a particular river that flows through lusatia (eastern germany) and into berlin, where it flows into the havel.

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sprue

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) spruw, sprouw .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (medicine) A tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis.
  • Derived terms
    * celiac sprue

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (founding) The hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.
  • (founding) Material that cools in the feed channels to a mold.
  • See also
    * flash

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    spree

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A merry frolic; especially, a drinking frolic.
  • Uninhibited activity.
  • Usage notes

    Often preceded by the name of a certain activity to indicate a period of doing that activity whole-heartedly and continuously, e.g. shopping spree.

    Synonyms

    * carousal

    Derived terms

    * killing spree * shooting spree * shopping spree

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