What does the word sage mean?

Usage examples for sage

  1. He's no sage, Sainte- Beuve. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. Let any political crisis occur, and some sage will write a book showing how Daniel had foretold this issue of diplomacy. – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  3. Percival, in his works on lameness, has some very sage remarks to make by way of a preliminary, and we cannot do better than quote them here. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks