scoop

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. scooper, ladle, dipper, spoon; slang, news, story, beat, lead, exclusive, dope (sl.). —v. dig out, lade, hollow, rout, gouge, excavate; slang, beat out. See concavity.
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(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. ladle, shovel, bail; see dip 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. shovel spade, spoon, bail, trowel, ladle.
2. hot news *inside information, *skinny, *poop, exclusive, *lowdown.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun Informal. New information, especially about recent events and happenings: advice (often used in plural), intelligence, news, tiding (often used in plural), word. See KNOWLEDGE, WORDS. II verb 1. To break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool: delve, dig, excavate, grub, shovel, spade. See ENTER. 2. To take a substance, as liquid, from a container by plunging the hand or a utensil into it. Also used with up: bail2, dip, lade, ladle. See GIVE. 3. To make by digging: dig, excavate, shovel. See MAKE.

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  • Scoop — Scoop, n. [OE. scope, of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. skopa, akin to D. schop a shovel, G. sch[ u]ppe, and also to E. shove. See {Shovel}.] 1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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