Part of speech: noun
Origin: Unknown origin, mid 16th century

(Mainly literary) A formation of vapory clouds driven fast by the wind. A mass of windblown spray; a driving shower of rain or snow; a gust.

The action of moving fast in a straight line when driven by the wind.

Examples of Scud in a sentence

“The scud of clouds raced quickly across the sky.”

“The water vapor formed a scud of fog that billowed across the field.”

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