1) A type of sieve used to separate corn from dust and other unwanted matter (EDD).

1657 1 credle, 1 skree, Gateforth. Occasionally also as a verb: 1700 it was of his best mault and he screed it with his own hands, West Riding. The spellings invite comparison with screen and scry and with screel below.

dates 1657 1700

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