Definition of scad in English:

scad

Syllabification: scad
Pronunciation: /skad
 
/

noun

  • another term for jack1 ( sense 11) or horse mackerel.
    More example sentences
    • The total catch was 659 fish which included dabs, conger, ling, dogfish, bull-huss, Pollock, pouting, poor cod, ballan-wrasse, cuckoo-wrasse, gurnard, whiting, scad, and cod.
    • The fish section listed a respectable range of sea creatures including turbot, scad, gobies, barbun, zargan, belted bomito, and breaded shark for between three and 11 leva.
    • Imports of mackerel, herring and scad from Northern Ireland and Scotland are rarely designated as imports, however these are included in the Irish export figures.

Origin

early 17th century: of unknown origin.

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