What does the word badger mean?

Usage examples for badger

  1. They said that you'd make tracks for Krindlesyke: And they'd cop you here, for certain- dig you out Like a badger from his earth. – Krindlesyke by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  2. Lord Claud had taken up his paper again, but meeting Tom's bashful glance of mingled gratitude and admiration, he remarked to him with a quiet smile: You are a stranger to London and its sons, lad; take this bit of advice from one who knows both well: Never let any man badger and insult you. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  3. I knew the sight of two skeletons would hearten you up, Carey, until you'd be as saucy as a badger. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne