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contract bridge a form of bridge in which only the number of tricks named in the contract may count toward a game, the excess tricks counting as a bonus score. (Cf. auction bridge.)
gratuitous contract a contract benefitting only one of the parties.
land contract a real estate contract in which the buyer agrees to make periodic payments to the seller, taking title only when the purchase price has been paid in full.
sweetheart contract an official agreement secretly negotiated between an employer and union leaders containing terms beneficial to management and detrimental to union members; sweetheart deal; sweetheart agreement.
yellow-dog contract an employment contract, now illegal, in which an employee agrees not to remain in or join a labor union.