What does the word selfsame mean?

Usage examples for selfsame

  1. At various times the outer wall has been altered, but the Fort as we have it to- day is the selfsame Fort St. George nevertheless, a glorious relic of bygone times, and verily a history in stone. – The Story of Madras by Glyn Barlow
  2. There stood the selfsame towering pines, and on the moss were the selfsame yellow sun spots. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf