What does the word calibre mean?

Usage examples for calibre

  1. Yes, sir, I believe you're of about the intellectual calibre of that sort of thief. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  2. Warm friends and loving friends she had in troops, and women of Mrs. Turner's mental calibre were sources of infinite, though quiet, entertainment. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  3. He had once a tenor voice of moderate calibre which he was used to exert publicly in the days of Penny Readings. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch