What does the word mammon mean?

Usage examples for mammon

  1. His elegant pursuits, his cheerful studies, were considered by the young but stern enthusiast as the miserable recreations of Mammon and the world. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. To these thronged recruits in the regiments of Mammon, experience brought no caution, age no wisdom. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  3. That President Wilson would naturally set his face against any such deliberate compromise between Mammon and lofty ideals it was superfluous to affirm. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon