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Alternative clues for the word shad
Variety of herring
Source of roe
Fish usually caught in the winter
Cousin of a herring
Fish that swims upstream
Skipjack herring, e.g.
Kohada, on a sushi menu
Fish that migrates from seawater to freshwater and back
Cousin of an alewife
The fish in John McPhee's "The Founding Fish"
Fish that can detect ultrasound
Source of some highly prized 19-Acrosses
Kind of roe
Source of valuable eggs
Herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to freshwater to spawn
Bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning
Especially of Atlantic coast
A source of roe
Relative of an alewife
One of the Alosa
A roe source
Type of fly or frog
One source of roe
Hudson River fish
Word definitions for shad in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Shad \Shad\ (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. Any one of several species of food fishes that comprise the genus ''Alosa'' in the family Clupeidae, to which the herrings also belong; (vern river herring pedia=1).
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English sceadd "shad," important food fish in the Atlantic, possibly from Scandinavian (Norwegian dialectal skadd "small whitefish"); but compare Welsh ysgadan (plural), Irish and Gaelic sgadan "herring." OED says Low German schade may be from English.\n...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to freshwater to spawn
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Shadrach Kabango (born July 18, 1982), better known by his stage name Shad or Shad K. , is a Canadian alternative hip hop recording artist and broadcaster. He was named as the new host of the CBC Radio One program q in March 2015.
Usage examples of shad.
Princess Sapphire and Prince Shad, the tragic madness of little Citrine Shield.
Shads jabbed the knuckles of her right hand at the base of his leftmost horn.
Shad ran for the table, saw the dinosaur lying splayed with his brain oozing down the brick wall behind him, the yellow body twitching in its final throes.
I came back through the mail slot and down the stairs, Shad was returning from the direction of the pucket dump.
If something takes Shad before me, Sapphire shall still follow me and reunification continue.
The round shader between the machines held fourteen different needles.
Cut a large shad into pieces, put a layer in the bottom of an earthen crock, sprinkle with salt, and add a few whole cloves, allspice, peppers, and bay-leaves.
Binkley had abandoned art and was prating of the unusual spring catch of shad.
Leaving her string of sons with Ginny Penn as the seasons passed, Lucy took to the woods with Silas when deer season began and was there in the boat when the shad and the cobia made their runs upstream during the spring to lay their eggs in fresh water.
Shad Johnson moved home to Natchez from Chicago specifically to run for mayor.
Shad are good in their way, but they do not run up the Pamunkey all the year.
Clean a four-pound striped bass and soak the soft roes of four shad in cold water.
Soak two shad roes for twenty minutes in seasoned olive-oil, drain and broil.
Parboil the shad roes in salted water to which a slice of lemon and a sprig of parsley have been added.
Butter a baking-dish, put in two shad roes, season with salt and pepper, and add half a cupful of white wine.