What does the word madam mean?

Usage examples for madam

  1. T.- Indeed, madam, Mr Barlow knows nothing about the matter. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  2. Do you hear me, madam? – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  3. He is here, madam. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge