sprug

Related to sprug: spruce up

sprug

(sprʌɡ)
n
(Animals) dialect Scot and Northern English a house sparrow
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below par; that I had cost his majesty above a million and a half of SPRUGS" (their greatest gold coin, about the bigness of a spangle) "and, upon the whole, that it would be advisable in the emperor to take the first fair occasion of dismissing me."
PEAKY BLINDERS | The tale of the Shelby family, dreamed up by Brummie Steven Knight and set in the city, has been the inspiration for everything from clothing lines to gin, and several bars have sprug up around the country based on the Garrison pub.
Research on time estimation associated with short intervals of time has a long tradition in Psychology, and several studies have focused on the estimation or reproduction of the duration of an static or a moving stimulus (Brown, 1995; Fleury, Basset, Bard, & Teasdale, 1998; Fraisse, 1967, 1984; Kojima & Matsuda, 2000; Perbal, Droit-Volet, Isingrini, & Pouthas, 2002; Predebon, 2002; Zelking & Sprug, 1974).
A rose is a rose, and would inevitably be something different if it was called, for instance, a sprug or a clottle.