What does the word fugitive mean?

Usage examples for fugitive

  1. But they're generally rather fugitive, aren'tthey? – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  2. Was it another Austrian who had by some miracle discovered the whereabouts of the fugitive? – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  3. We hear of several such fugitive bodies from our pickets for the first few miles. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps