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signet

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noun sig·net \ˈsig-nət\

Definition of signet

  1. 1 :  a seal used officially to give personal authority to a document in lieu of signature

  2. 2 :  the impression made by or as if by a signet

  3. 3 :  a small intaglio seal (as in a finger ring)



Origin and Etymology of signet

Middle English small seal, signet ring, from Anglo-French, diminutive of signe sign, seal


First Known Use: 14th century


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signet

transitive verb sig·net

Definition of signet

  1. :  to stamp or authenticate with a signet



15th Century

First Known Use of signet

15th century



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