Usage examples for scraping

  1. I felt my way up step by step, one hand against the wall and my shoes scraping cautiously for a resting- place, while my men followed in single file with the same silent care. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  2. Mother was sitting on the floor, scraping away at the table- leg. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  3. There was a great deal of noise in the church- much scraping of chairs, rather loud talking, people being shown to their seats, and, above all other noises, the organ. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone