screed: Palabra del día: September 1, 2020
screed , v :
(transitive, chiefly Northern England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, dated) To rend, to shred, to tear. (transitive, Scotland, also figurative, dated) To read or repeat from memory fluently or glibly; to reel off. (transitive, construction, masonry) To use a screed to produce a smooth, flat surface of concrete, plaster, or similar material; also (generally) to put down a layer of concrete, plaster, etc. (intransitive, Scotland) To become rent or torn. […] (Northern Ireland, Scotland) (intransitive, chiefly humorous) To play bagpipes, a fiddle, or a pipe. (intransitive) To make a discordant or harsh scratching or tearing sound. (transitive, chiefly humorous, obsolete) To play (a sound or tune) on bagpipes, a fiddle, or a pipe.