What does the word few mean?

Usage examples for few

  1. She then went around and had a few last words. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  2. He said that even a few months there would work a change." – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. All went well for a few days. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson