What does the word squid mean?

  • A ten - armed cephalopod mollusk of the order Decapoda . It includes the squid as food .

Usage examples for squid

  1. The mate said he knew everything in it up to R not to speak of working lunars in a saucer of quicksilver and reckonizing squid by its Latin name – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. Well you write him that it's gettin' on the way a squid gets ahead by goin' backwards – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. A dozen black and sootylooking tanktrucks had come up and from them like the arms of a squid thick hoses lazily uncoiled – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore

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