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  • n. A large number or quantity.
  • n. Plural form of scad.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large number or amount


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  • The * scads and scads* of people posting here constantly * BELIE* what the anti-gay say, implying indications that such gay people * are in a severe minority and/or barely even exist*.

    Gay/Lesbian Forum

  • NextWatch out for 'bait and click' ads called 'scads'

    Coffee Break: July 23

  • The "scads" are all we want, and to get them we will try,

    Root Hog or Die 5

  • The AABC has set its sights on search engines, hoping to expose scam ads or "scads," its term for sponsored search results that are targeted using competitors 'brand names.

    ClickZ News

  • To some, it seemed to be the “polyglotification” of English, by scads of new words coming in from all directions.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Then the calculations proliferated, churning out scads of random data.

    The Omega Theory

  • Amid the scads of sensationalist shows on the network hiding under the guise of "educational" television, "All American Muslim" actually has one of the greatest opportunities to truly educate that TLC has.

    Christian Piatt: All-American Muslims, Meet Un-Christ-Like Christians

  • The sad part is how shitty most TV writing is, and that the idiots writing it are making scads more money than talented, well-deserving prose writers.

    WGA Minimums – Brian Keene

  • Young, Chicago artist Thomas Roach begins his creative process of finding content by an odd, laborious exercise of borrowing scads of clipped magazine pages from the Chicago Public Library's archives.

    Paul Klein: What If a Curator's Agenda Doesn't Match the Artist's?

  • Increasingly, big, crass, stupid movies that tank in the U.S., or garner only middling results on these shores, end up earning scads of money overseas.

    That's Entertainment—Somewhere Else


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