What does the word organ mean?

Usage examples for organ

  1. I thought I had found my pipe organ, and began to climb toward a narrow opening in the rim. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. I didn't think the old organ had such music in it. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  3. Still the evening came with no sign of rain; the band stationed at the edge of the green played cheerful dances with a will, and it was no fault of theirs that the music sounded so lost and futile amid the roaring of the sea- rather as if a penny whistle were to be played in a cathedral while the organ was booming out solemn music among the springing arches. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose