What does the word prisoner mean?

Usage examples for prisoner

  1. Comes back talking big about his prisoner; but after all he said very little. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. Why am I kept a prisoner? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Come with us- nay- thou art our prisoner- come! – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker