What does the word conspiracy mean?

Usage examples for conspiracy

  1. He, too, was undoubtedly in the conspiracy to keep her deceived. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. Laurie's mother, a pretty Southern woman, welcomed him kindly and it was not long before the two were united in a deep and affectionate conspiracy which placed them on terms of the greatest intimacy. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett