What does the word blessing mean?

Usage examples for blessing

  1. So she shall, my blessing! – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  2. Give him time to learn to suffer and to pray for the blessing of death at my hand. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  3. A blessing on him who took interest in you! – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent