What does the word stab mean?

Usage examples for stab

  1. I would not stab her aching heart for twenty times the value of the jewels." – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. Dominey felt for a moment something like the stab of a knife at his heart. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. It meant the endurance of a sharp stab of vital pain. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman