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n. pl. scad or scads
Any of several carangid fishes chiefly of the genus Decapterus, especially D. punctatus of the western Atlantic.
often scads A large number or amount: Scads of people are in the hall.
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informal a large amount or number
[C19: of uncertain origin]
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Scadsa lot of; heaps, 1869; U.S. money, 1809; a slab of peat or a tuft of grass, 1880.
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|Noun||1.||scads - a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"|
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