Scud



verb (used without object), scudded, scudding.
1.
to run or move quickly or hurriedly.
2.
Nautical. to run before a gale with little or no sail set.
3.
Archery. (of an arrow) to fly too high and wide of the mark.
noun
4.
the act of scudding.
5.
clouds, spray, or mist driven by the wind; a driving shower or gust of wind.
6.
low-drifting clouds appearing beneath a cloud from which precipitation is falling.
verb (used with object), scudded, scudding.
1.
to cleanse (a trimmed and roughly depilated skin or hide) of remaining hairs or dirt.
noun
2.
the hairs or dirt removed by scudding.
verb scuds, scudding, scudded
1.
(intransitive) (esp of clouds) to move along swiftly and smoothly
2.
(intransitive) (nautical) to run before a gale
3.
(transitive) (Scot) to hit; slap
noun
4.
the act of scudding
5.
(meteorol)

a formation of low fractostratus clouds driven by a strong wind beneath rain-bearing clouds
a sudden shower or gust of wind

6.
(Scot) a slap
noun
1.
(informal) a Soviet-made surface-to-surface missile, originally designed to carry nuclear warheads and with a range of 300 km; later modified to achieve greater range: used by Iraq in the Iran-Iraq War and in the Gulf Wars

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    verb (used without object), scudded, scudding. 1. to run or move quickly or hurriedly. 2. Nautical. to run before a gale with little or no sail set. 3. Archery. (of an arrow) to fly too high and wide of the mark. noun 4. the act of scudding. 5. clouds, spray, or mist driven by the […]

  • Scudding

    verb (used without object), scudded, scudding. 1. to run or move quickly or hurriedly. 2. Nautical. to run before a gale with little or no sail set. 3. Archery. (of an arrow) to fly too high and wide of the mark. noun 4. the act of scudding. 5. clouds, spray, or mist driven by the […]



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