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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
  • So talking, luce went into the house and up the stairs to give her message.

    Her Mother's Secret Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • luce, her captain, since the flagship was no more, was senior officer.

  • luce paused in her task of placing the knives and forks to look at the vandal.

    Her Mother's Secret Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • "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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