What does the word panther mean?

Usage examples for panther

  1. She's the one that stirred up all that fuss by takin' her tame panther down to Bailey's Beach with her. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  2. My verbal message to the captain of the Panther must be delivered on schedule or the explosion might occur. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  3. There might be wolves along the track- the country was not wanting in them; or, more to be feared, there might be a panther lurking along some great overhanging forest bough. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms