Thursday, February 09, 2012
Definitions for screed
- A long discourse or essay, especially a diatribe.
- An informal letter, account, or other piece of writing.
- Building Trades. A. A strip of plaster or wood applied to a surface to be plastered to serve as a guide for making a true surface. B. A wooden strip serving as a guide for making a true level surface on a concrete pavement or the like. C. A board or metal strip dragged across a freshly poured concrete slab to give it its proper level.
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Citations for screed
By the time this screedgets to you the drafts may have come, but as I've heard nothing yet and been writing for two months now, you'd better have a look anyway. Will you please?
I bet I could turn out a rattling good screed. Why, last year I almost got the prize. I sent in fearfully hot stuff.