“You aim a scud at a city and hope it lands somewhere important,” said one retired U.S. intelligence officer.
Syria mated the nerve agent with scud missiles acquired from the Soviet Union in the mid-1980s.
If they were, then we could all run out and purchase a tank, a grenade launcher, a bazooka, a scud missile and a nuclear warhead.
And who was now running the scud missiles and bombers that would be deployed to use these chemical weapons?
Syria paired the nerve agent with scud missiles acquired from the Soviet Union in the mid-1980s.
As night advanced, the scud blew wildly across the welkin, and some time after sunset floods of rain descended.
A Manx or Gaelic term for the scud or small clouds that drive with the wind.
All we could now do was to scud, and that every instant, as the wind and sea increased, became more and more dangerous.
After laying to for three hours they were compelled to scud before the wind.
scud stopped short in open-mouthed pleasure when he saw a couple of brilliant red and blue ties dangling from Betty's hand.
"to move quickly," 1530s, of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of Middle English scut "rabbit, rabbit's tail," in reference to its movements (see scut (n.1)), but there are phonetic difficulties. Perhaps rather from a North Sea Germanic source akin to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schudden "to shake" (see quash). Related: Scudded; scudding. As a noun from c.1600, from the verb. It also was the NATO reporting name for a type of Soviet missile introduced in the 1960s.