What does the word scatter mean?

Usage examples for scatter

  1. We will scatter the Tissue all over the city and the race- course. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  2. I heard the rear- guard scatter and run. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  3. Meanwhile it is my happy duty and privilege to scatter seed in the wilderness. – The Thorogood Family by R.M. Ballantyne