What does the word token mean?

Usage examples for token

  1. But I will take this little cross as a token." – War and the Weird by Forbes Phillips R. Thurston Hopkins
  2. " I am certain of that," and Teddy pressed the prisoner's hand in token of friendship, " and only wish it was possible to aid you." – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  3. She gave him her bouquet as a token of faith. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée