a Scot word for screech1 (sense 1)
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noun 1. a metal fastener having a tapered shank with a helical thread, and topped with a slotted head, driven into wood or the like by rotating, especially by means of a screwdriver. 2. a threaded cylindrical pin or rod with a head at one end, engaging a threaded hole and used either as a […]
/skroo’*j/ Like lossage but connotes that the failure is due to a designed-in misfeature rather than a simple inadequacy or a mere bug. [Jargon File] (1994-12-01)
noun, Nautical. 1. mooring screw. mooring screw noun, Nautical. 1. a broad, augerlike anchor used for securing buoys in soft-bottomed lakes, rivers, etc.