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Origin of scuttle1
Definition for scuttle (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), scut·tled, scut·tling.
Origin of scuttle2
Definition for scuttle (3 of 3)
- a small hatch or port in the deck, side, or bottom of a vessel.
- a cover for this.
verb (used with object), scut·tled, scut·tling.
Origin of scuttle3
Example sentences from the Web for scuttle
These faceless and thankfully fangless insects might at first give the comic impression of scuttling in search of food.Saatchi Resurrects Ancient Pangaea with Show Featuring South American and African Artists|Chloë Ashby|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cooper took it all in stride, scuttling off-stage and layering back up with coat and gloves.
La Toya quietly cut a deal for her own Barbara Walters interview, scuttling a plan for a family-wide ABC special.
It is great sport to get the crabs excited, and to see them, scuttling around, ready to attack their foes.Mpuke, Our Little African Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
He then went doming and scuttling out of the room, charging Billy if he meant to go with the hounds to "look sharp."Ask Momma|R. S. Surtees
I saw the door of the Ellersly mansion opening, saw old Ellersly, bareheaded and distracted, scuttling down the steps.The Deluge|David Graham Phillips
It wasn't impossible that the scuttling things were truly beetles, grown large and monstrous under the conditions of a new planet.Planet of Dread|Murray Leinster
Just as he came up, the boy brought down his tool, with a crash, upon a little brown creature that was scuttling away.With Kitchener in the Soudan|G. A. Henty