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verb intr.: To make a scraping or grating sound.
noun: A scraping sound, especially the rustle of a silk fabric.
Of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: 1787.
“I heard a soft scroop as the front door latch clicked home.”
Jane K. Cleland; Consigned to Death; St. Martin’s Press; 2007.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:It's not a business with me. ... I'm not a professional of poetry; I'm a farmer of poetry. -Jack Gilbert, poet (18 Feb 1925-2012)