John Hancock


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John Hancock

n. Informal
A person's signature.

[After John Hancock (from the prominence of his signature on the Declaration of Independence).]

John Hancock

n
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]

John′ Han′cock


n.
a person's signature.
[1840–50, Amer.; after John Hancock, from the boldness and legibility of his signature]

John Hancock

A person’s signature; from the prominent signature made by John Hancock on the Declaration of Independence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.John Hancock - American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental CongressJohn 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 signatureJohn Hancock - a person's own signature    
signature - your name written in your own handwriting
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Officers of the Custom House, too, which stood on the opposite side of King Street, often sat in the chair wagging their tongues against John Hancock."
If the truth must be told, the life of the aged loyalist has been of such a scrambling and unsettled character,--he has had so little choice of friends and been so often destitute of any,--that I doubt whether he would refuse a cup of kindness with either Oliver Cromwell or John Hancock,--to say nothing of any democrat now upon the stage.
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