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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scoop  \Scoop\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Scooped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Scooping}.]  [OE.  scopen.  See  {Scoop},  n.] 
  1.  To  take  out  or  up  with  a  scoop;  to  lade  out 
  He  scooped  the  water  from  the  crystal  flood. 
  2.  To  empty  by  lading;  as  to  scoop  a  well  dry. 
  3.  To  make  hollow,  as  a  scoop  or  dish;  to  excavate;  to  dig 
  out  to  form  by  digging  or  excavation. 
  Those  carbuncles  the  Indians  will  scoop,  so  as  to 
  hold  above  a  pint.  --Arbuthnot. 

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