What does the word cover mean?

Usage examples for cover

  1. Mix well, cover, and set aside for a few hours. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. Give Father my ardent love and cover with kisses the round fair face of the most kiss- worthy Alice. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  3. And then he took it out again, and observed upon the cover the Hamworth post- mark, very clear. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope