What does the word master mean?

Usage examples for master

  1. I only know that if you keep them, I may be his wife, but you will be my master; and I dare not face that." – A Romance of Wastdale by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  2. The first was probably that of the master of the house. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  3. None better, Master Droop. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye