What does the word daemon mean?

Usage examples for daemon

  1. The shoes that the old man had flung to scare away the daemon had caught in the girl's dress which she had just washed, and had dragged it down on to the earth; she had found it in the morning full of holes burnt by the ashes into the damp material. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Vixere fortes- O, let him remember that- let him beware of his damned century; his gifts of insane chivalry and animated narration are just those that might be slain and thrown out like an untimely birth by the Daemon of the epoch. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  3. Not even for that Divinity or Daemon for which we all immolate so much! – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli