Meaning of SCREED in English

SCREED

noun see: shred Date: circa 1789 1. a lengthy discourse, an informal piece of writing (as a personal letter), a strip (as of a plaster of the thickness planned for the coat) laid on as a guide, a leveling device drawn over freshly poured concrete

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