Place, while hot in quart jars, fill jars as compactly as possible, then pour the hot fat remaining in pan over top.
They were all small and compactly built; but Arethusa had got her height from her father.
Lay them in it, closely and compactly, and pour in barely sufficient cold water to cover them well, adding a tea-spoonful of salt.
He was himself well and compactly made, and strong of his age.
Two days were spent in bartering my cumbersome booty for coral, which could be compactly stored away.
"It is just what Julian needs," she said compactly as she folded and sealed and stamped it.
Also I should leave all financial matters so compactly arranged that you would have very little care in the management of them.
He pressed it compactly into the form of a cube, and placed it on his writing-table.
She should be well rounded, compactly formed, with small ears and fur of fine texture.
The town is compactly built, and contains a population of about 2,000 souls.
"agreement," 1590s, from Latin compactum "agreement," noun use of neuter past participle of compacisci "come to agreement," from com- "together" (see com-) + pacisci "to covenant, contract" (see pact).
"make-up case," 1921, from compact (adj.), based on its containing compacted face powder.
early 15c., from Latin compactus, past participle of compingere "to fasten together" (see compact (adj.)). Related: Compacted; compacting.