What does the word wring mean?

Usage examples for wring

  1. If he doesn't conduct himself I'll wring his ear for him a yard long. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. I beg your pardon; you have strength enough left nearly to wring one's hand off! – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. We're aching to rush up and wring his arm off, but we want to know how he feels about it first. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch