Definition for SCOOP

SCOOP, n. [D. schop, a scoop, and a shovel; G. schüppe; schupp, a shove; schuppen, to push or shove; Sw. skuff; a shove; Dan. skuffe, a scoop, a shovel, a box or drawer; D. schuif, schuiven, to shove; Fr. ecope; Arm. esgop or scop.]

  1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle fastened to a dish, used for dipping liquors; also, a little hollow piece of wood for bailing boats.
  2. An instrument of surgery. – Sharp.
  3. A sweep; a stroke; a swoop. – Shak.

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