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.
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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.
The vegetation in these valleys is much more abundant than near the coast; in fact, it is these fertile intervals, locked up between rocky sierras, or scooped out from barren wastes, that population must extend itself, as it were, in veins and ramifications, if ever the regions beyond the mountains should become civilized.
But, ere the good man drank, he turned his face heavenward in thankfulness, and then, holding back his gray beard with one hand, he scooped up his simple draught in the hollow of the other.
Tarzan scooped a shallow grave for the Kincaid's cook, beneath whose repulsive exterior had beaten the heart of a chivalrous gentleman.
He even went into the woods and scooped armfuls of last year's fallen leaves which he scattered over the slide.
Nokaneng Sub-land Board scooped the best performing sub-land board, Nokaneng Sub-land Board chairman Mr Mophutholodi Raditse scooped chairman's award, Mr Kitso Moathodi who is board secretary's driver scooped employee of the year award, Tawana Main Land Board scooped best team award while Department of Human Resource and Administration scooped best department awards.
Wishaw winner scoops PS2,000 One lucky winner in Wishaw is celebrating after their postcode scooped the daily prize with People's Postcode Lottery last Tuesday.
Research exploring the acceptability of pureed foods also has been neglected and contradictory evidence exists regarding a preference for molded (formed to resemble the unmodified food) versus scooped (portioned with an institutional scoop) pureed foods [10, 11].
LOTTERY [euro]12.8m is scooped in the South FROM PAGE ONE the [euro]25,602,948 top prize with a Spanish player.