Scoop Scoop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scooping}.] [OE. scopen. See {Scoop}, n.] 1. To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out. [1913 Webster]

He scooped the water from the crystal flood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To empty by lading; as, to scoop a well dry. [1913 Webster]

3. To make hollow, as a scoop or dish; to excavate; to dig out; to form by digging or excavation. [1913 Webster]

Those carbuncles the Indians will scoop, so as to hold above a pint. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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