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English Dictionary: scooping by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Scoop \Scoop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scooped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Scooping}.] [OE. scopen. See {Scoop}, n.]
      1. To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out.
                     He scooped the water from the crystal flood.
      2. To empty by lading; as, to scoop a well dry.
      3. To make hollow, as a scoop or dish; to excavate; to dig
            out; to form by digging or excavation.
                     Those carbuncles the Indians will scoop, so as to
                     hold above a pint.                              --Arbuthnot.
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