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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCREED

This screed, remarkable as it was, had no mystery for Goodwin.

I am sending this as an antidote for my doleful Sunday screed.

I have no leisure now for this screed, mother; read it to me later, an you will.

Now lets have that screed again, Tom, and Ill have a go at translating it.

I offered him a shilling if he could "screed me aff effectual calling."

There was no date to the screed nor was it signed; yet the Count put it to his forehead and lips.

And he knew her—the Her of the screed brought only that day by Ali.

"There, that's best I can do," he said, surveying the screed.

The screed was from one scamp in the city to another scamp on the road.

Began my screed on the 'Joys of Motherhood' for the 'Delineator.'

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "fragment," also "strip of cloth," from northern England dialectal variant of Old English screade (see shred (n.)). Meaning "lengthy speech" is first recorded 1789, from notion of reading from a long list.

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