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Definition of Scud

Scud
Scud 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 by something. 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 Scud, v. t. To pass over quickly. [R.] --Shenstone.
Scud
Scud Scud, n. 1. The act of scudding; a driving along; a rushing with precipitation. 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. Baker. 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...
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- Scudder, a surname, may refer to: Bernard Scudder, translator from Icelandic to English Edward W. Scudder (1822-1893), Justice of the New Jersey Supreme...
- aviation, scud running is a practice in which pilots lower their altitude to avoid clouds or instrument meteorological conditions (IMC). The goal of scud running...
- Pannus, or scud clouds, is a type of fractus cloud at low height above ground, detached, and of irregular form, found beneath nimbostratus, ****ulonimbus...
- Scud (born 20 March 1967) is the professional name of Guangzhou, China-born Hong Kong film producer, screenwriter and film director, Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung...
- 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...
- Scud: The Disposable ********in (published from 1994 to 1998, and 2008) is a humorous, hyperkinetic science fiction comic by Rob Schrab about a world in...
- Henry Scudder may refer to: Henry Austin Scudder (1819-1892), M****achusetts state legislator Henry Joel Scudder (1825–1886), U.S. Representative from...
- incoming Scud missiles away from military targets in the desert or disable the Scud's warhead in order to avoid casualties, while in Israel the Scuds were...