What does the word below mean?

Usage examples for below

  1. The sergeant now hurried below, leaving Jack wondering over what he had heard. – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty
  2. All below was darkness and silence. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  3. He heard a voice below. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers