What does the word churn mean?

Usage examples for churn

  1. I. Small churn for family butter making. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  2. The ground gave under his feet, and at every step a squashy sound was heard, as if the handle were being drawn out of a churn. – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  3. It did not take him five minutes, with the tools he carried on his motor- cycle, to put it back, and the churn was ready to use. – Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle by Victor Appleton