What does the word chunk mean?

Usage examples for chunk

  1. I totes this here large and poisonous- looking chunk of dark- blue hardware back to the apartment and stores it in a safe place where I can put my hand upon it on short notices. – J. Poindexter, Colored by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  2. Well, why don't you take a chunk out of me, then? – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  3. Just then a chunk of mud and dirt came flying through the air and struck Hawk- Eye on the head. – The Cave Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins