What does the word queue mean?

Usage examples for queue

  1. The song ceased instantly, and a moment later Ping appeared at the top of the rock, clad in a white linen suit, the blouse, with its wide- flowing sleeves, being cut in native Chinese fashion The queue, which Ping had declined to part was tucked into a side pocket, being all braided up and shiny, like a snake. – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  2. The jeers and laughter of the passers- by in the streets of Philadelphia, even the fact that a number of street gamins formed a queue, the leader holding by his coat- tails while they kept in step, singing, " Where, where did you get that hat?" – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  3. He carried one long leg on a crutch, and his elongated tail was tied to the queue of his wig. – The City Curious by Jean de Bosschère