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scud

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intransitive verb \ˈskəd\

Simple Definition of scud

  • : to move or go quickly

Full Definition of scud

scud·dedscud·ding

  1. 1 :  to move or run swiftly especially as if driven forward <clouds scudding across the sky>

  2. 2 :  to run before a gale

Examples of scud

  1. Clouds scudded across the sky.



Origin of scud

perhaps from Middle Dutch schudden to shake


First Known Use: 1532

Rhymes with scud


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scud

noun

Definition of scud

  1. 1 :  the action of scudding :  rush

  2. 2a :  loose vapory clouds driven swiftly by the windb (1) :  a slight sudden shower (2) :  mist, rain, snow, or spray driven by the windc :  a gust of wind



Examples of scud

  1. <a cold scud sent leaves skittering down from the trees>



1609

First Known Use of scud

1609

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