What does the word cuttle mean?

Usage examples for cuttle

  1. The poor basket was so frightened, look, it has shed a thick black dust over me, the same as a cuttle- fish does. – The Eleven Comedies by Aristophanes et al
  2. It is a positive relief when we find ourselves starting on one of the lines that radiate from Newmanham to every point of the compass, like the feelers of a cuttle- fish, always dragging in " raw material" to the voracious centre: it is an absolute luxury, an hour afterwards, to sweep on through the great grazing grounds again, and to see forty acres of sound, undulating pasture stretching away up to the black " bullfinch" that cuts the skyline. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  3. He did not know what figure it was by the Cuttle Well until he was quite close to her. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie