What does the word scuttle mean?

Usage examples for scuttle

  1. And with a scuttle, a jump, and a run, we were off the car. – The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton
  2. George struck a match to look for his pump, and he noticed a great spider scuttle off into the corner of the wall, and sit peeping out at him like a hoary little ghoul. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  3. So away they scuttle! – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
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