What does the word frame mean?

Usage examples for frame

  1. It may put me in a more proper frame of mind to please yo'." – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  2. What is the soul doing in so miserable a frame? – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  3. They'll all come before that jury to- morrow, and they mustn't have any chance to frame up a lie." – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland