What does the word cordial mean?

Usage examples for cordial

  1. " Mr. Barnes, you are not over- cordial. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  2. Just how much was due Sarah for the cordial spirit that prevailed for a long time following this between the two girls, neither realized; and Sarah asked no reward for her pains, save peace. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  3. And then, before them all, he held forth his hand and gave Clancy's a cordial grasp: Cheer up, man. – The Deserter by Charles King