What does the word screen mean?

Usage examples for screen

  1. Putting it down, he goes towards the table behind the screen, and sees. – The Fugitive (Third Series Plays) by John Galsworthy
  2. Something in her manner caused him to move his right arm, as if he would have liked to screen the cage. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  3. Let the front be of rat- tight netting or heavy screen. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings