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 for luce
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pike \Pike\, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig
     a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus
     woodpecker (see Pie magpie), and E. spike. Cf. Pick, n. &
     v., Peak, Pique.]
     1. (Mil.) A foot soldier's weapon, consisting of a long
        wooden shaft or staff, with a pointed steel head. It is
        now superseded by the bayonet.
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     2. A pointed head or spike; esp., one in the center of a
        shield or target. --Beau. & Fl.
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     3. A hayfork. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Tusser.
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     4. A pick. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. Raymond.
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     5. A pointed or peaked hill. [R.]
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     6. A large haycock. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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     7. A turnpike; a toll bar. --Dickens.
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     8. (Zool.) sing. & pl. A large fresh-water fish ({Esox
        lucius), found in Europe and America, highly valued as a
        food fish; -- called also pickerel, gedd, luce, and
        jack.
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     Note: Blue pike, grass pike, green pike, wall-eyed pike, and
           yellow pike, are names, not of true pike, but of the
           wall-eye. See Wall-eye.
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     Gar pike. See under Gar.
  
     Pike perch (Zool.), any fresh-water fish of the genus
        Stizostedion (formerly Lucioperca). See Wall-eye,
        and Sauger.
  
     Pike pole, a long pole with a pike in one end, used in
        directing floating logs.
  
     Pike whale (Zool.), a finback whale of the North Atlantic
        ({Bal[ae]noptera rostrata), having an elongated snout; --
        called also piked whale.
  
     Sand pike (Zool.), the lizard fish.
  
     Sea pike (Zool.), the garfish
        (a) .
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Luce \Luce\ (l[imac]s), n. [OF. lus, L. lucius a kind of fish.]
     (Zool.)
     A pike when full grown. --Halliwell.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Luce
      n 1: United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967) [syn:
           Luce, Henry Luce, Henry Robinson Luce]
      2: United States playwright and public official (1902-1987)
         [syn: Luce, Clare Booth Luce]

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Luce -- U.S. County in Michigan
     Population (2000):    7024
     Housing Units (2000): 4008
     Land area (2000):     903.083024 sq. miles (2338.974196 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1008.802908 sq. miles (2612.787425 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1911.885932 sq. miles (4951.761621 sq. km)
     Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
     Location:             46.461723 N, 85.593089 W
     Headwords:
      Luce
      Luce, MI
      Luce County
      Luce County, MI
  

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