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"I take it that Grant means to scoop in the Johnnies in detail," said Warner.

If we just scoop out a little sand, we can launch the boat with everything in her.

Scoop out some of the inside, and fill them with the preserve.

No, what I want to get at is your idea of what should come to you, as a bonus, when I scoop the board.

The editors or local reporters watch for what they call a "scoop."

I been lying here studying the scoop of this here old wagon.

Yet I do want to have an option on the first scoop on the story.

"I'm too old for scoop some now," said Ma'ame Paradis, with a sigh.

He ended a stream of oaths, and rested the scoop ready for his throw.

Porportuk seized her wrist as she thrust the scoop a second time into the heap.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "to bail out," from scoop (n.) and from Low German scheppen "to draw water," from Proto-Germanic *skuppon (cf. Old Saxon skeppian, Dutch scheppen, Old High German scaphan, German schöpfen "to scoop, ladle out"), from PIE root *skeubh- (cf. Old English sceofl "shovel," Old Saxon skufla; see shove (v.)). In the journalistic sense from 1884. Related: Scooped; scooping.

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