What does the word bladder mean?

Usage examples for bladder

  1. Higher up, it's no good, the arm is there to ward it off; but here, why there are a lot of very necessary organs; there's the bladder, for instance; now if you are lucky enough to hit that, and if it should happen to be full, why it would be a case of peritonitis. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  2. He suffers terribly, and hardly dares to stir out of that chair on account of the stone in the bladder, which he won't have removed. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  3. Tie the jar closely with bladder. – A Poetical Cook-Book by Maria J. Moss