Pact (?), n. [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. , Skr. paca bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacie. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.]

An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant.


The engagement and pact of society whish goes by the name of the constitution. Burke.


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