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Scoot   /skut/   Listen

Run or move very quickly or hastily.  Synonyms: dart, dash, flash, scud, shoot.

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"Scoot" Quotes from Famous Books

... ketch Bill Perkins' child trying to teach me where I shall go, at my age! Scuttle, I tell ye! And if I see your pious cantin' little mug inside my fence ag'in on sech a business I'll chase ye down the hill or set the dog on ye! SCOOT, I TELL YE!" ...
— New Chronicles of Rebecca • Kate Douglas Wiggin

... when the orderlies had washed them already; making charming conversation to men who were getting well, but fleeing in dread from the dead or the dying. None of that, you may be sure, and none of that allowed in her hospital; for Miss Champion was in command there, and I can tell you she made them scoot. She did the work of ten, and expected others to do it too. Doctors and orderlies adored her. She was always called 'The Honourable Jane,' most of the men sounding the H and pronouncing the title as four syllables. Ay, and the ...
— The Rosary • Florence L. Barclay

... does," replied the aeronaut. "I knew it would, but I wasn't so sure that it would scoot along in this fashion. We're making pretty good speed, but we'll do better when the motor gets ...
— Tom Swift and his Airship • Victor Appleton

... sunshine. This condition passing, I found the atmosphere, though hot, pleasant and refreshing, the labour of rowing across the bay involving no unusual exertion or sense of discomfort. During my brief absence the beach of the island seemed to have absorbed still more effectively solar rays. "Scoot" (my terrier, exulting companion on land and sea) skipped in sprightly fashion across the burning zone, while I was fain to walk on the grass, the sandy track being impracticable to bare feet. In the house protests against the intolerance of the sun were rife. Crockery ...
— My Tropic Isle • E J Banfield

Words linked to "Scoot" :   scud, speed, charge, buck, flash, hasten, scooter, hie, hotfoot, plunge, rush along, rush, shoot down, cannonball along, tear, dash, step on it, bucket along, race, belt along, pelt along

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