scoop

Part of speech: verb

To remove with a scoop; use a scoop; hollow out; dig.

Part of speech: noun

A shovel- like implement for handling any loose material.

Part of speech: noun

An act of scooping.

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Usage examples "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", Andre Norton.
  2. Then I tried to scoop the creature out of its watery home. - "On the Seashore", R. Cadwallader Smith.
  3. Dillon improvised a scoop out of a dirty envelope. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).