What does the word silver mean?

Usage examples for silver

  1. The man with the silver box began to deal his cards. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  2. Are silver articles usually made of pure silver? – Home Geography For Primary Grades by C. C. Long
  3. One officer I heard of, who, while in the rear, where he ought not to have been, found a box full of money, most likely silver, but very heavy. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees