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1. A seal, especially one used officially to mark documents.
2. The impression made with such a seal.
tr.v. sig·net·ed, sig·net·ing, sig·nets
To mark or endorse with a signet.
[Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of signe, sign; see sign.]
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1. a small seal, esp one as part of a finger ring
2. a seal used to stamp or authenticate documents
3. the impression made by such a seal
(tr) to stamp or authenticate with a signet
[C14: from Medieval Latin signētum a little seal, from Latin signum a sign]
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1. a small seal, as on a finger ring.
2. a small official seal for legal documents, contracts, etc.
3. an impression made by or as if by a signet.v.t.
4. to stamp or mark with a signet.
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Past participle: signeted
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|Noun||1.||signet - a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)|
seal, stamp - a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
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signet[ˈsɪgnɪt] n → sigillo
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