What does the word lover mean?

Usage examples for lover

  1. Then the Lover went and told the Girl. – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  2. She had a lover, didn't she? – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  3. A Lover and fear! – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn