What does the word form mean?

Usage examples for form

  1. This is again a mere form. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  2. " Then," said Gud, " I would be told of your form of government." – The Book of Gud by Dan Spain Harold Hersey
  3. And what was its form? – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur