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Definition of Scroop
1. to make a harsh, grating sound [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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Literary usage of Scroop
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"Mr. scroop, 1 am nut willing yuu should have any tiling of ... scroop. If it be so, I have done. scroop. Whereabouts did you see me sit there ? Kirk. ..."
2. The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers by William Enfield (1808)
"scroop. MORE health and happiness betide my Liege, ... scroop. Glad am I that your highness is so arm'd To bear the tidings of calamity. ..."
3. The Dying Speeches and Behaviour of the Several State Prisoners that Have (1720)
"scroop, Well Brother Jones, ... Adrian scroop, and Col. John Jones, ( two comely ancient Gentlemen ) were both drawn upon ..."
4. The Lives of the English Regicides: And Other Commissioners of the Pretended by Mark Noble (1798)
"... The Life of ADRIAN scroop, Efq. ADRIAN scroop, Efq. was of a very ancient family in ... scroop ..."
5. The History of Ireland, Ancient and Modern by [James] MacGeoghegan (1844)
"Stephen scroop, whom he appointed his deputy till the following October, AD 1404. Lough Derg, through which that river flows. I Welch nobleman, who was both ..."