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A person's signature.
[After John Hancock (from the prominence of his signature on the Declaration of Independence).]
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informal US and Canadian a person's signature: put your John Hancock on this form. Also called: John Henry
[after John Hancock, from his clear and legible signature on the American Declaration of Independence]
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a person's signature.
[1840–50, Amer.; after John Hancock, from the boldness and legibility of his signature]
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A person’s signature; from the prominent signature made by John Hancock on the Declaration of Independence.
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|Noun||1.||John Hancock - American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)|
|2.||John Hancock - a person's own signature |
signature - your name written in your own handwriting
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