shad

[ US /ˈʃæd/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈæd/ ]
NOUN
  1. herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
  2. bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast
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How To Use shad In A Sentence

  • Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?
  • She was carrying her overnight case and a basket of dried flowers-statice, strawflower, and immortelle in the pastel colors referred to in seed catalogues as "art shades": fawn, apricot, mauve, and pale yellow. Incubus
  • A few plum accents can bring in a note of elegance to any room; try a throw pillow or two, or a plum lampshade with a fringe?
  • At this point we must trace our way back, pass through the flowering shrubs and plunge into the shade of a little wood. The Education of a Gardener
  • But a couple of months ago, in a Times Square studio, congas were pounding out Afro-Cuban rhythms, dancers in high heels were twirling to fast-paced mambos, and just about everyone in sight was a shade of brown.
  • In a little water in front of the grotto is the lotus-flower, a regular Indian plant; while in the shade of some of the petrified wood are several beautiful English ferns. Three Months in the Soudan
  • Along the rural lanes beyond Arambol, old farmhouses are enclosed in latticed palm shade.
  • Chess takes the place of all the other passions, and the people in his life, including his parents, become shadowy, meaningless figures.
  • A sudden gust of wind blew his sunshade inside out.
  • Every jag, every bump on the wall revealed a zone of darkness that was worth to explore, but every time, in the shadows, there was just the sides of the cave, continuing.
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