Definitions for "Shad"
Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring family. The American species (Alosa sapidissima formerly Clupea sapidissima), which is abundant on the Atlantic coast and ascends the larger rivers in spring to spawn, is an important market fish. The European allice shad, or alose (Alosa alosa formerly Clupea alosa), and the twaite shad (Alosa finta formerly Clupea finta), are less important species.
A saltwater fish ( Alosa vulgaris) which spawns in freshwater.
bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast
Shad is a fictional vigilante from the Wild Cards series of books, and was created by Walter Jon Williams. Better known as Black Shadow he first appeared in the short story "Strings" in the first Wild Cards anthology, and has played a pivotal role in several of the later books of the series.
Shad or terubuk has a special flavour and is ideal for grilling.
Keywords:  bolsters, knife, illustration, see
The knife will not have bolsters. see illustration
Keywords:  largest, family, member, herring
The largest member of the herring family.