- 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.
- a tear or rip, especially in cloth.
- a drinking bout.
verb (used with or without object)
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His screed “The Politician” called President Eisenhower a “dedicated, conscious agent of the Communist conspiracy.”Long before QAnon, Ronald Reagan and the GOP purged John Birch extremists from the party|Erick Trickey|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
For example, reviews that award between two and four stars are less likely to be screeds or fakes.
Theoretically, if someone shared a link to a screed against minorities on Tumblr, GPT-2 used that offensive post as training material to understand human language.
"It is very arduous, very rugged with rocks, boulders and loose screed," she said.
No word yet from Commentary (which has devoted a grand total of one screed to the hunger strikers thus far).
One blackly funny screed in the book is directed at Harry and David's gift baskets.
Professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer, author of the screed, The Israel Lobby, are right about that.
The media took notice: My screed appeared in New York magazine and on various gossip blogs.
Mony's the time I hae ettled to send ye a screed, but there was aye something that cam' i' the gait.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
Swift and snappish, out came the long screed, while the old woman's eyes were fiery and her cheeks flushed.Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer|George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)
Stephen read this screed to the end, then crumpled it in his fist and threw it angrily on the floor.Cap'n Warren's Wards|Joseph C. Lincoln
Only a few sentences of the long, incoherent screed in her hand penetrated to Kate's brain.Kildares of Storm|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
At any rate I did despatch you—supposedly via San Francisco—a really pretty long screed about a month ago.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James