What does the word sanitary mean?

Usage examples for sanitary

  1. There were several, picturesque, old wells, with massive sweeps and oaken buckets- quaint breeders of typhoid germs- which showed that the physicians of Poketown had not properly educated their patients to modern sanitary ideas. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  2. Still, I didn't think anything of Chester resorting to that sanitary den of vice. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. I cannot conceive of worse, from both a sanitary and a moral point of view. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis