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- v. hollow out with a scoop
- v. take out or up with or as if with a scoop
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But when she steeled herself to scoop out the tangle of fur with the net, she recognized her neighbor’s beloved Marcell.
Instead of drinking the milk, Tony tried to scoop out the ice cubes, and Sharon understood why she had instinctively doubted the wisdom of Ridge’s solution.
Another neighbor used dehorners to scoop out the tiny horn buttons, and a third person vaccinated the calf.
Just scoop out a burrow, and see if he who gathers in summer is not a wise son.
Lime juice, sugar, rum, scoop out half a Crenshaw melon, add ice.
Dogs, when they wish to go to sleep on a carpet or other hard surface, generally turn round and round and scratch the ground with their fore-paws in a senseless manner, as if they intended to trample down the grass and scoop out a hollow, as no doubt their wild parents did, when they lived on open grassy plains or in the woods.