- to screech.
- to creak.
- a screech.
- a creak.
Origin of screak
1490–1500; < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian skrike, Danish skrige; cognate with Old Norse skrækja to screech; see screech
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Examples from the Web for screak
Behold, I will screak under you as a wain screaketh that is laden with hay.
The death howl began to catch its measure by the boom and screak of these two instruments.Dust of the Desert
Robert Welles Ritchie
- (intr) to screech or creak
- a screech or creak
C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech 1, shriek
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