What does the word steamer mean?

Usage examples for steamer

  1. A cab was ready, and we were only just in time to catch the steamer. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  2. A steamer does not sail in any sense. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  3. Each steamer carried as many as she could hold. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss