What does the word treaty mean?

Usage examples for treaty

  1. In order to prepare a treaty of peace, he said, " It would only be necessary to write on a blank sheet of paper the words 'self- government. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  2. Shortly afterwards a letter arrived, written by Surajah Dowlah's instructions to Colonel Clive, in which he referred to the treaty on foot between them, and complained bitterly of the attack upon his camp. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  3. Oh, that's a trifle; they had a treaty or something, and besides, there are so many of them, and they have such an object in staying. – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin