What does the word scoop mean?

Usage examples for scoop

  1. Using the long bundle clumsily wrapped in stained canvas, she levered a piece of beam out of the way so that she might get down on her knees and scoop up the sand and clay. – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
  2. Then I tried to scoop the creature out of its watery home. – On the Seashore by R. Cadwallader Smith
  3. Dillon improvised a scoop out of a dirty envelope. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)