What does the word compact mean?

Usage examples for compact

  1. Men asked how that promise had been fulfilled; and why any secret was made of the compact which had been concluded. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. She reached her hand to him, as if to seal a compact, and he took it. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  3. Clusters small, short, tapering, single- shouldered, the shoulder being connected to the bunch by a long stem, compact; pedicel short, slender, smooth; brush red. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick