What does the word quench mean?

Usage examples for quench

  1. Now if you're the man for me and I'm the man for you, let's go back to the inn, just beyond the bend of road, and quench our thirst and cool our heads for thinking." – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. Well, are you sorry when you see the horses, cows, or sheep drinking at the brook to quench their thirst? – McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  3. Thereupon Hagen said that he knew of a spring, not far away, where Siegfried might quench his thirst, and dared him to run a race there. – Stories of the Nibelungen for Young People by Various