What does the word lethal mean?

Usage examples for lethal

  1. Not an officer in sight is carrying anything more lethal than a light cane. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  2. His mind, directing all, observing all, was not to be distracted by even so small a detail as any personal hand in the discharge of the lethal gas. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  3. They were to create their stocks of lethal organisms, provide methods of distribution and, on a selected day, three Federation years away, release the floods of death. – The Other Likeness by James H. Schmitz