screaking


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screak

 (skrēk)
intr.v. screaked, screak·ing, screaks
1. To screech; shriek.
2. To creak.
n.
1. A screech; a shriek.
2. A creak.

[Middle English skricken, from Old Norse skrækja.]

screak′y adj.

screaking

(ˈskriːkɪŋ)
adj
screeching or creaking
n
a screeching or creaking
References in classic literature ?
We didn't say anything, and so it was very still for a second or so, and there warn't no sounds but the screaking of the woodwork and the chug-chugging of the machinery down below.
Our railway car jerked forward into a screaking roll and Wilde looked outside.