noun, plural (especially collectively) shad, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) shads.
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Origin of shad
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Example sentences from the Web for shad
Shad roe is such a fleeting seasonal delicacy, so rich and full of flavor.
I'll tell him you never tasted planked shad nor saw one cooked, and he'll just spread himself.
I don't feel now any great longing even for planked shad—such a dinner I ate!
At night we were up to Elliott's Key, and anchored by making fast to a sweep shoved into the muddy bottom like a shad-pole.