verb (used without object), scud·ded, scud·ding.
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Origin of scud1
Definition for scud (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), scud·ded, scud·ding.
Origin of scud2
Definition for scud (3 of 3)
or Scud missile
Origin of Scud
Example sentences from the Web for scud
The rooks swayed in the elm tops, or flew up under the scudding clouds of a treacherous sky.In the Wilderness|Robert Hichens
Before the latter could get on his feet again the cowpuncher was scudding through the night.Brand Blotters|William MacLeod Raine
"I discovered aloft what appeared to be a vessel to windward, scudding under bare poles," repeated Mark.Captain Kyd, Vol. II|Joseph Holt Ingraham
On the way home he met Jerome, scudding along in the early dusk, having finished his task early.Jerome, A Poor Man|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
In spite of our masts being bare of sail we were now scudding along to the southward at a great pace.The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle|Hugh Lofting
British Dictionary definitions for scud (1 of 2)
verb scuds, scudding or scudded
- a formation of low fractostratus clouds driven by a strong wind beneath rain-bearing clouds
- a sudden shower or gust of wind