screak

[skreek]
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noun
  1. a screech.
  2. a creak.

Origin of screak

1490–1500; < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian skrike, Danish skrige; cognate with Old Norse skrækja to screech; see screech
Related formsscreak·y, adjective
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screak

verb
  1. (intr) to screech or creak
noun
  1. a screech or creak
Derived Formsscreaky, adjective

Word Origin for screak

C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech 1, shriek
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