What does the word hazard mean?

Usage examples for hazard

  1. But perhaps, Miss, to your everlasting hazard, you will not confess your guilt, for some private reasons. – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  2. Shaw pretended to be very willing, but said he had made a terrible oath against playing for anything in any house; but if to avoid it, the gentleman would tie his horse to a tree and had any cards in his pocket, he'd sit down on the green bank in yonder close, and hazard a shilling or two. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  3. In passing hither, I met with many, and sounding the temper of the district, I find it not ripe to share your hazard. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton