screak

screak

[skreek]
verb (used without object)
1.
to screech.
2.
to creak.
noun
3.
a screech.
4.
a creak.

Origin:
1490–1500; < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian skrike, Danish skrige; cognate with Old Norse skrækja to screech; see screech

screaky, adjective
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screak (skriːk)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to screech or creak
 
n
2.  a screech or creak
 
[C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech1, shriek]
 
'screaky
 
adj

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