What does the word hermit mean?

Usage examples for hermit

  1. Do please be still, dear Mr. Hermit! – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. The Hermit would have hanged if it hadn't been for the Doctor. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  3. Of course, I do not insist that a person should live like a hermit. – Methods of Authors by Hugo Erichsen