What does the word cuttlefish mean?

Usage examples for cuttlefish

  1. The duke and his mother appeared to her as cuttlefish in a cave under perpendicular cliffs that ran into the sea. – The Title Market by Emily Post
  2. The plaster she didn't mind, but the blister and the cod- liver oil were terrible; and when it came to the essence of distilled cuttlefish - well, she just couldn't stand it! – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field
  3. On the map it looks like a great cuttlefish with its numerous arms and tentacula reaching out in all directions into the wilds. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs