What does the word bold mean?

Usage examples for bold

  1. The bold soldier boy. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. He was alone with the widow, and having been made bold by wine, had an opportunity of fighting his battle, than which none better could ever be found. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  3. As there were now soldiers within a mile of his farm, Peter's father thought the Indians would not be so bold as to come there. – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston