What does the word agency mean?

Usage examples for agency

  1. At the same instant a young redskin sprang forward with an uplifted " agency" axe. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson
  2. Next day the Westlakes calls up another agency, and by night they had an entire new line of help on the job. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  3. We need a traffic agency up in the Oregon country. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde