What does the word stylus mean?

Usage examples for stylus

  1. He must make certain preparations for establishing his magazine, the Stylus, but he should in less than two weeks return to Richmond, where he proposed henceforth to reside. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  2. He substituted the repeating stylus for the recording point and set the motor in motion once more. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye