What does the word syringe mean?

Usage examples for syringe

  1. They bestow their sympathies upon the few victims of the vivisector's knife or syringe; they have none left for the larger number of victims which would have suffered if the few had not been sacrificed. – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  2. Seized with a panic, which, under the circumstances, was only natural, he rushed for the staircase, but found Washington Otis waiting for him there with the big garden- syringe, and being thus hemmed in by his enemies on every side, and driven almost to bay, he vanished into the great iron stove, which, fortunately for him, was not lit, and had to make his way home through the flues and chimneys, arriving at his own room in a terrible state of dirt, disorder, and despair. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  3. Mix the hellebore and flour with a little water till dissolved; then stir into the rest of the water and apply with a fine Abol Syringe. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley