Usage examples for shad

  1. Shad were so plentiful that they were thrown away, would sell for but a penny apiece, and no persons of social importance or of good taste would eat them except in secret. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  2. Shad and sheep's- head, after being baked or boiled, are served with an anchovy, caper, or tomato sauce. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot