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.
The cigar fish, or round robin.
© Webster 1913.