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scroop



Pronunciation: (skrOOp), [key]
v.i.
to emit a harsh, grating sound: The gate scrooped as he swung it shut.

n.
1. a scrooping sound.
2. ability to make a rustling sound added to silk or rayon fabrics during finishing by treating them with certain acids.

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