What does the word blade mean?

Usage examples for blade

  1. And I tell you, Miss Gwynneth, the place was right black with people; not only in the churchyard, but across the fence in the medder as well; there was hardly a blade o' grass to be seen." – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  2. It was a full twelve inches in length, that blade, and it came to a point drawn out thinner than the eye could follow. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand
  3. It should have a thick blade, should be fairly heavy, and its shaft should be stout and stiff. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon