What does the word middling mean?

Usage examples for middling

  1. We did have a middling lively time, didn't we? – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  2. " Middling" was the laconic response. – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  3. His parents were honest people in middling circumstances, who yet took such care of his education that he was fit for any business to which he would have applied himself. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward