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scud
American English: /skəd/
British English: /skʌd/

intransitive verb -dd-

  • the boat scudded (along) before the fresh breeze
    el barco se deslizaba empujado por la brisa
    the clouds scudded across the sky
    las nubes cruzaban raudas el firmamento [literary]
    Example sentences
    • Her opponent would send the ball scudding across the net.
    • Sunlight broke through the clouds, islands of light scudding across the countryside.
    • She looked upward, and witnessed several small clouds scudding across the sky, as if bent on a happy errand as she was herself.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.