Screed



noun
1.
a long discourse or essay, especially a diatribe.
2.
an informal letter, account, or other piece of writing.
3.
Building Trades.

a strip of plaster or wood applied to a surface to be plastered to serve as a guide for making a true surface.
a wooden strip serving as a guide for making a true level surface on a concrete pavement or the like.
a board or metal strip dragged across a freshly poured concrete slab to give it its proper level.

4.
British Dialect. a fragment or shred, as of cloth.
5.
Scot.

a tear or rip, especially in cloth.
a drinking bout.

verb (used with or without object)
6.
Scot. to tear, rip, or shred, as cloth.
noun
1.
a long or prolonged speech or piece of writing
2.
a strip of wood, plaster, or metal placed on a surface to act as a guide to the thickness of the cement or plaster coat to be applied
3.
a mixture of cement, sand, and water applied to a concrete slab, etc, to give a smooth surface finish
4.
(Scot) a rent or tear or the sound produced by this

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