What does the word plot mean?

Usage examples for plot

  1. With me the main difficulty was the plot; and I was careful that this should not be merely possible, but probable. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  2. Mine over there towards Finglas, the plot I bought. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. But then plot was never his strong point. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials