What does the word discharge mean?

Usage examples for discharge

  1. You must buy his discharge, and get him home and married to the Englebourn beauty as soon as possible. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. All you have to do is to discharge your arabeah, and walk in the direction the man takes, keeping your distance in case you're watched. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  3. It is plain that he was led to talk as he did to the foreman on account of the latter's having informed him of the sudden discharge of my men this morning. – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss