signet

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1sig·net

noun \ˈsig-nət\

Definition of SIGNET

1
:  a seal used officially to give personal authority to a document in lieu of signature
2
:  the impression made by or as if by a signet
3
:  a small intaglio seal (as in a finger ring)

Origin of SIGNET

Middle English small seal, signet ring, from Anglo-French, diminutive of signe sign, seal
First Known Use: 14th century

2signet

transitive verb

Definition of SIGNET

:  to stamp or authenticate with a signet

First Known Use of SIGNET

15th century

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