What does the word wording mean?

Usage examples for wording

  1. Besides, the wording of her speech made no such supposition necessary. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  2. There was no hint in its wording as to who was making inquiry- the advertisement merely asked for replies to be sent to a box number care of the journal. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  3. Mrs. Vansittart recalled in a very matter- of- fact way the wording of her letter to Roden. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman