What does the word mascot mean?

Usage examples for mascot

  1. He had called her laughingly his mascot; but the thing was no joke. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. It's a kind of obsession, and it often means life or death, whether the mascot can stand the strain of the situation. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. I think, Seaman, that you must have been my mascot. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim