- Tradition; occult doctrine. See Cabala
- A secret.
- A number of persons united in some close design, usually to promote their private views and interests in church or state by intrigue; a secret association composed of a few designing persons; a junto.
- The secret artifices or machinations of a few persons united in a close design; intrigue.
- To unite in a small party to promote private views and interests by intrigue; to intrigue; to plot.