What does the word portion mean?

Usage examples for portion

  1. No, he dared not think that, but at one time, during the most weary portion of the watching, he could not help wishing that she might fall ill, and the duty be his to bring her back to health and strength. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  2. Then on the shattered portion of the bridge there stood the figure of the Captain. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  3. Take him, O Lord, whatever portion mine. – On Strike Till 3 by Grant Balfour