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Scad (?), n. [Gael. & ir. sgadan a herring.] Zool. (a)

A small carangoid fish (Trachurus saurus) abundant on the European coast, and less common on the American. The name is applied also to several allied species.


The goggler; -- called also big-eyed scad. See Goggler.


The friar skate.

[Scot.] (d)

The cigar fish, or round robin.


© Webster 1913.

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