What does the word cartridge mean?

Usage examples for cartridge

  1. Holding the rifle above my head, I fired the third cartridge. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  2. In the middle of the table was a large drawing- desk, and on it was pinned a sheet of cartridge paper, which was almost covered with portions of designs. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  3. The last message of all was one that bore no date, and was smuggled out of Khartoum in a cartridge case by one who had been his servant:- " What I have gone through I cannot describe. – The Story of General Gordon by Jeanie Lang