Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In leather manufacturing, the process of removing scud by scraping with a knife. See scud, 8.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of scud.
  • noun The action of the verb to scud.
  • adjective That scuds or scud.

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

  • noun the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)

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Examples

  • Wolffer threw a bash in their Italianate manor house, the moon and scudding clouds appearing on cue over the vineyard.

    Erica Abeel: Cinema, Buzz and Champagne in the Hamptons

  • We think that the bird got hit by a mortar round as it was coming in and, in the confusion and scudding cloud cover, the pilot picked the wrong hill or he did it because he had no choice.

    The Truth About Being a Hero

  • High puffy clouds were scudding fast across the deep blue sky.

    Choker

  • Holly tried offering him the tiger again, but this time he knocked it out of her hand and sent it scudding across the tile.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • Holly tried offering him the tiger again, but this time he knocked it out of her hand and sent it scudding across the tile.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • The clouds were scudding low, the breaks here and there cast in golden light from the slanting sun.

    Fire The Sky

  • But it had never occurred to me that fish and chips was as much a part of the environment as the winds off the North Sea and the bruised, scudding clouds.

    I believe I can fry

  • A truck door clicks open but Boland pulls himself onward, the rubbery soles of his Chuck Taylors scudding at the asphalt.

    The Last of Boland

  • High puffy clouds were scudding fast across the deep blue sky.

    Choker

  • Since we had begun scudding she had ceased to take the seas over her bow, but amidships they broke fast and furious.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

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