What does the word memory mean?

Usage examples for memory

  1. We could do it easily- but when it was done and the excitement had passed I'd have a picture in my memory that I'd hate to look at. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  2. Madam Imbert thought his would be a clear case of " Though lost to sight, to memory dear," but did not say so. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  3. He is not so much as a memory in her mind. – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray