- (in southern Africa) a small stream.
Origin of spruit
Examples from the Web for spruit
Historical Examples of spruit
We retired back just behind Modder's Spruit Station and rested there.Impressions of a War Correspondent
It was the same with those in the spruit as inside the kraal where I sat.
We moved on to the spruit and were shot at by Mausers from our right flank.
The only things that seem to "spruit" in them are cobble-stones and rattle-snakes.Seven Legs Across the Seas
You arrived at a farmhouse and asked leave to outspan by the spruit.The African Colony
- Southern African a small tributary stream or watercourse