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  1. present participle of scud


scudding (plural scuddings)

  1. The action of the verb to scud.
    • 1845, Dublin University Magazine (volume 25, page 39)
      The hare lends its form to the witch for her twilight flittings and scuddings to the place of some unhallowed rendezvous.


scudding (not comparable)

  1. That scuds or scud.
    • 17 June 2018, Barney Ronay, The Guardian, Mexico’s Hirving Lozano stuns world champions Germany for brilliant win:
      Three times the Mexican gegenpress drew a scampering counterattack, whirring in on goal only to be foiled by a scudding last-ditch tackle or a last pass just awry. Germany were there for the taking, cut open with extraordinary relish by the Mexico attack.
    • 1833, Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses
      all times I have enjoy'd
      Greatly, have suffer'd greatly, both with those
      That loved me, and alone; on shore, and when
      Thro' scudding drifts the rainy Hyades (10)
      Vext the dim sea