What does the word squid mean?

Usage examples for squid

  1. Several dog- fish were there too, and some more squid. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. This was of that species called by whalers 'rock squid. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  3. The squid lay below, and some twenty feet out from the rock. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various