pact

pact

(pkt), n. [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. phgny`nai, Skr. pa bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacte. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.] An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant. Bacon.
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The engagement and pact of society which goes by the name of the constitution.
Burke.
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