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scad

Syllabification: scad
Pronunciation: /skad
 
/

Definition of scad in English:

noun

Another term for jack1 (sense 11) or horse mackerel.
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.

Words that rhyme with scad

ad, add, Allahabad, bad, Baghdad, bedad, begad, cad, Chad, clad, dad, egad, fad, forbade, gad, glad, grad, had, jihad, lad, mad, pad, plaid, rad, Riyadh, sad, shad, Strad, tad, trad

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