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screak

[skreek] /skrik/
verb (used without object)
1.
to screech.
2.
to creak.
noun
3.
a screech.
4.
a creak.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian skrike, Danish skrige; cognate with Old Norse skrækja to screech; see screech
Related forms
screaky, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for screaky

screak

/skriːk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to screech or creak
noun
2.
a screech or creak
Derived Forms
screaky, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech1, shriek
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