What does the word vane mean?

Usage examples for vane

  1. The walls of the houses stood up along the streets, the vane of a pagoda darted aloft and glittered in the sun, but no form moved along the narrow ways, no face peered out upon them as they passed. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  2. And worse, he wasn't Shelley Vane Plunkett- he was Bugs Plunkett; and his mother's heart broke again. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. With a sigh of relief Miss Vane seated herself in a corner. – The Bail Jumper by Robert J. C. Stead