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Usage examples for squid

  1. Swimming slowly, the mother whale filled her mouth again and again with the tiny darting squid, till she had strained out and swallowed perhaps a ton of the pulpy provender. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  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. The sea, in great spots and patches, is full of tiny creatures, sometimes jelly- fish, sometimes little squid of various kinds, all traveling in countless hosts from somewhere- or- other to somewhere else, they know not why. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  4. Get out, you squid! – Every Man for Himself by Norman Duncan
  5. I wants that squid, he said, in a dogged way, and I'm goin' to have him. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  6. Next came a tree stump like some huge squid, which must have been well dried out and not in the water for very long, else it would have found the bottom before this. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  7. At first the earth was peopled with dinosaurs and flying dragons, and the seas by squid- like mollusks. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  8. What if the squid were alive, after all? – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  9. Here, however, in plain print, was described the capture of a giant squid in a bay which lay beyond a point of land that Billy could see from the window. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  10. Nozzing move a squid, after he's got hold of somet'ing. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. 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
  12. We dissect a starfish, an earthworm, a snail, a squid, and a fresh- water mussel. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  13. " No, it isn't a squid, Mr. Damon," replied the young inventor easily; " though the water does look as if a squid had spilled a lot of his ink in it. – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton
  14. But zey'll eat nearly any fish an' zey are quite fon' o' squid. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  15. There's apt to be a big catch of squid worth going to see, and I'll finish the story on the way. – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  16. The boat was very slowly approaching the squid. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
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