What does the word host mean?

Usage examples for host

  1. Domini looked at her host, who was standing by the doorway, leaning one arm against the ivory- white wall. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  2. But I know that it is thus That the host is very red from him. – The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge) by Unknown
  3. Brough alone is worth half a million of money, and his name is a host in itself. – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray