What does the word fan mean?

Usage examples for fan

  1. She forgot all about the fan. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  2. He looked down hastily, and in a moment displayed three broken ivory fan- sticks to the girl beside him. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  3. Only John Krepps kept his little horse on the track, but Black Fan had the race in hand. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field