scoop
I. noun Etymology: Middle English scope, from Middle Dutch schope; akin to Old High German skepfen to shape — more at shape Date: 14th century 1. a. a large ladle b. a deep shovel or similar implement for digging, dipping, or shoveling c. a usually hemispherical utensil for dipping food d. a small spoon-shaped utensil or instrument for cutting or gouging 2. a. the action of scooping b. the amount contained by a scoop 3. a. a hollow place ; cavity b. a part forming or surrounding an opening for channeling a fluid (as air) into a desired path 4. a. information especially of immediate interest b. beat 5b 5. a rounded and usually low-cut neckline on a woman's garment — called also scoop neckscoopful noun II. transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. a. to take out or up with or as if with a scoop ; dip b. to pick up quickly or surreptitiously with or as if with a sweep of the hand — often used with up <
scoop up the treat
>
2. to empty by ladling out the contents 3. to make hollow ; dig out 4. beat 5a(2) <
scooped the rival newspaper
>
scoopable adjectivescooper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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