(Northumbrian) To hit.
(Northumbrian) To speed.
(Northumbrian) To skim.
(slang, Scotland) Naked.
A Soviet-developed ballistic missile.
Other Word Forms of Scud
Origin of Scud
The term comes from the NATO reporting name SS-1 Scud which was attached to the missile by Western intelligence agencies.
Possibly from Middle English scut rabbit, rabbit's tail scut1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Perhaps from Old Norse skjóta (“to throw, to shoot").
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