What does the word follower mean?

Usage examples for follower

  1. I am now a follower of Jesus." – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  2. He heard a sharp word or two from some follower of the old man, and for the first time the leader showed signs of knowing that he was not riding alone. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  3. Fortunately I have a faithful follower who fought beside my father in '15, followed him to France and fought by his side in the Scottish Dragoons for fifteen years, and who has since been my best friend. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty