Complete Definition of "signet"

English
Image:Signet ring Louvre MAN87432.jpg|thumb|a signet ring
Pronunciation
(US) IPA: /ËsɪgnÉt/
Noun

  1. an object (especially a ring) formerly used to impress a picture into the sealing wax of a document as a proof of its origin

#*c.1600: William Shakespeare, Hamlet - I had my father's signet in my purse, / Which was the model of that Danish seal;
Related terms
seal
See also
Wikipedia article on w:Seal (device)|Seal (device)

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