What does the word episode mean?

Usage examples for episode

  1. This warlike episode did not, however, affect the general condition of the frontier. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. All the desperate episode of Ostend was now hidden, passed over. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  3. Holding the curtain between the window and himself, Moor peeped through the semi- transparent screen, enjoying the little episode immensely. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott