What does the word stowaway mean?

Usage examples for stowaway

  1. " A stowaway in the hold, Sir," said he in a very business- like seafaring voice. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  2. First, a sailor that Pa knows came up from the wharf, and he said a vessel got 'way out to sea, when they found a boy had hidden himself on board, a regular stowaway, and the first fishing smack they met, that was heading for Cliffmore, took him aboard and brought him back, and who do you think that was? – Princess Polly At Play by Amy Brooks
  3. But he is a stowaway, and was hid away under my berth in the ward- room. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic