Scoop

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Scoop

1. To buy, especially at a discount. See also: Poop and Scoop.

2. Information, especially that which is not publicly known. A person who invests on a scoop may be guilty of insider trading.
References in classic literature ?
They had wandered around, and around, in the blinding snow-storm, hopelessly lost, in a space only a hundred yards square; and when cold and fatigue vanquished them at last, they scooped their cave and lay down there to die by inches, UNAWARE THAT FIVE STEPS MORE WOULD HAVE BROUGHT THEM INTO THE TRUTH PATH.
Joe scooped his eyes with his disengaged wrist, as if he were bent on gouging himself, but said not another word.
If in some hideous dissecting-room or fetid laboratory you found this man lying on a leaden table with red gutters scooped out in it for the blood to flow through, you would simply look upon him as an admirable subject.
Baloo's big paw scooped Mowgli off Bagheera's back, and as the boy lay between the big fore-paws he could see the Bear was angry.
She borrowed a small saucer, and scooped up the dough with her paws.