What does the word stature mean?

Usage examples for stature

  1. But his face struck me more even than his grace, strength and stature. – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Geoff was now ten, and he had grown a great deal during the year,- if not so very much in stature, yet a great deal in experience. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  3. The sense is that of a harsh and loud voice, which suggests huge stature. – Surnames as a Science by Robert Ferguson