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  • n  the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)
  • v  run or move very quickly or hastily
  • v  run before a gale

  • Tehran, where Satrapi lived, soon became a target for bombing and eventually for scud missiles.
  • Low clouds scud across the gray Baltic waters.
News & Articles

  • SCUD says nothing 'workable' in merger proposal
    While a proposal to merge South Cumberland Utility District and the city of Crossville and Tansi Sewer Utility District has been made, the SCUD board of commissioners has reiterated any and all action to merge the water district with the city would require a vote of its customers.
    June 10, 2013 - Crossville Chronicle
  • Council approves fireworks, discusses Tansi sewer/SCUD merger issues
    During its Tuesday work session, the Crossville City Council heard information on what would be necessary to move forward with a merger of the city water and sewer department with South Cumberland Utility District (SCUD) and the Tansi Sewer Utility District (TSUD).
    June 10, 2013 - Crossville Chronicle

  • Rafik Hariri in Ha'aretz
    Do you know what a Scud missile means? I believe it is as big as this room,Hariri said.
  • Ban Ki-moon in Daily Star - Lebanon
    The allegations concerning the Scud missiles greatly increased tensions between Israel, Lebanon and the Syrian Arab Republic during the reporting period,he said. "Rhetoric escalated rapidly, creating a perception in the public that a...
  • Rick Carlisle in Forbes
    Ben Gordon is one of the great scorers in this league right now, in terms of being able to get on a roll, and we had to dodge some scud missiles to win the game because some of the shots he had were unbelievable,Carlisle said.

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