What does the word youth mean?

Usage examples for youth

  1. " Much better, I hope," replied the youth. – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  2. He quickly returned and said that General Washington would see the youth. – The Dare Boys of 1776 by Stephen Angus Cox
  3. He spoke some noble words to the youth of our land. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson