What does the word globule mean?

Usage examples for globule

  1. It sputtered and a tiny globule of hot tallow struck his face. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  2. This illusion of the ancients, which still obtains for a great many citizens of our globule, arises, as we said, from a false conception of weight. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  3. Before I could reach the crystal globule, it had fallen off the edge of the table on to the floor at Woodville's feet, and smashed in falling. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh