What does the word wreck mean?

Usage examples for wreck

  1. Tom and Ned walked forward along the length of the wreck. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  2. The black thing in the water close to the shore is not a wreck at all. – Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  3. Every article that had been obtained from the wreck was now exposed to view, and a fixed price set upon it. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid