What does the word cell mean?

Usage examples for cell

  1. " This," whispered he, " will carry us in a direct line to the cell of the prior of St. Fillan." – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Joe got up and walked his cell. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  3. The room had probably been one of the prior's, for it was much too large and lofty for a mere cell, and had two windows. – Gutta-Percha Willie by George MacDonald