noun, plural (especially collectively) shad, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) shads.
Origin of shad
Examples from the Web for shad
Shad roe is such a fleeting seasonal delicacy, so rich and full of flavor.
Shad was conscious of a new sense of freedom and power taking possession of him.
Shad felt truly grateful to the two bronzed trappers as he shook their hands and said adieu to them.
Perhaps he was just a coward like Jacobi or a beaten bully like Shad.The Vagrant Duke|George Gibbs
Shad regretfully shook the hands of the old Indian and his wife.
Shad are good in their way, but they do not run up the Pamunkey all the year.Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee|(His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee