What does the word lad mean?

Usage examples for lad

  1. But lend a hand, lad; we've got no time to waste." – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. What sort of a lad is he? – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  3. " No, no, my lad," he answered. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston