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Definition of Scud
ScudScud Scud, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scudded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Scudding.] [Dan. skyde to shoot, shove, push, akin to skud
shot, gunshot, a shoot, young bough, and to E. shoot.
[root]159. See Shoot.]
1. To move swiftly; especially, to move as if driven forward
The first nautilus that scudded upon the glassy
surface of warm primeval oceans. --I. Taylor.
The wind was high; the vast white clouds scudded
over the blue heaven. --Beaconsfield.
2. (Naut.) To be driven swiftly, or to run, before a gale,
with little or no sail spread.
Scud Scud, v. t.
To pass over quickly. [R.] --Shenstone.
ScudScud Scud, n.
1. The act of scudding; a driving along; a rushing with
2. Loose, vapory clouds driven swiftly by the wind.
Borne on the scud of the sea. --Longfellow.
The scud was flying fast above us, throwing a veil
over the moon. --Sir S.
3. A slight, sudden shower. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
4. (Zo["o]l.) A small flight of larks, or other birds, less
than a flock. [Prov. Eng.]
5. (Zo["o]l.) Any swimming amphipod crustacean.
Storm scud. See the Note under Cloud.
Meaning of Scud from wikipedia
- A Scud missile
is one of a series
of tactical ballistic missiles developed
by the Soviet Union during
the Cold War. It was exported widely
to both Second...
may also refer
(crustacean), Amphipoda, a shrimplike aquatic animal Scud
(dog), a character
in the animation
Toy Story Scud
, a surname, may refer
to: Bernard Scudder
to English Edward
of the New Jersey
- aviation, scud running
is a practice
in which pilots lower their altitude
to avoid clouds
or instrument meteorological conditions
(IMC). The goal of scud
- Pannus, or scud
clouds, is a type of fractus cloud
at low height above
ground, detached, and of irregular
form, found beneath
(born 20 March
1967) is the professional
name of Guangzhou, China-born Hong Kong film producer, screenwriter
and film director, Danny Cheng
- Two TV journalists
have become known
as the Scud
Stud: Canadian Arthur
Kent, when working
for NBC in the 1991 Gulf War Somali-born Rageh
Omaar, when working...
: The Disposable
********in (published from 1994 to 1998, and 2008) is a humorous, hyperkinetic science fiction comic
by Rob Schrab about
- Henry Scudder
to: Henry Austin Scudder
(1819-1892), M****achusetts state legislator Henry
(1825–1886), U.S. Representative
- incoming Scud missiles
away from military targets
in the desert
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