x xt represents the compilation semantics of the word nt. The returned xt has the stack effect ( i * x x -- j * x ). Executing xt consumes x and performs the compilation semantics of the word represented by nt.
If you want to POSTPONE nt, you can do so with
AntonErtl NAME>COMPILE resultComment2018-05-24 08:13:36
If a system implements FIND, the xt returned by NAME>COMPILE should either be that of EXECUTE or that of COMPILE,; otherwise the result of FIND cannot represent the whole result of NAME>COMPILE. Given that, x is always another xt.
Maybe this should be added to the rationale of NAME>COMPILE.