What does the word batch mean?

Usage examples for batch

  1. The landlord of the George sending over to Cambridge to let it be known that one batch were gone and that another might come over. – St. John's College, Cambridge by Robert Forsyth Scott
  2. The third batch must be ready when the men from the Sarre arrive. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  3. " I had an additional batch of chemicals on hand, in case they were needed," he added, and he tapped some unused bombs at his feet. – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton