Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Shortened form of signature, usually when used as a digital signature on emails.
  • n. A victory, triumph
  • n. urine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Urine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A dialectal form of sie.
  • n. Urine; stale urine.
  • n. A bath applied to the grain side of a hide or skin, before applying the black. The sig prevents the black from striking through to a light-colored flesh.

Etymologies

A shortened form of signature. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English sige ("victory, success, triumph"), from Old English sige ("victory, success, triumph; sinking, setting (of the sun)"), from Proto-Germanic *segaz, from Proto-Indo-European *segʰ- (“to hold”), *seghe-. Compare West Frisian sege, Dutch zege, German Sieg, Danish sejr, Swedish seger. (Wiktionary)
Related to sink ("to fall"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I suppose putting it in my sig is a blatant invitation for clickery.

    Que? « Morgan Dempsey

  • Amer­ica was built on land stolen from the indige­nous pop­u­la­tion so that it could be worked, in sig­nif­i­cant mea­sure, by imported slaves.

    Justice and Statehood « Snarkmarket

  • You’re site’s URL showing up in your comment sig is enough, I think.

    Witnesses report « BuzzMachine

  • Clemens’ Constitutions, this from this or that tradition;” which, also, would much better free these epistles from the word sigēs, used in the sense whereunto it was applied by the Valentinians long after the death of

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • I was gonna say The Cheese too, but the sig is a bit too big for what would usually be a minimalist approach from the cheese.

    Cubed3.com News

  • I was gonna say The Cheese too, but the sig is a bit too big for what would usually be a minimalist approach from the cheese. [/ quote]: lol: My guess is SuperLink.

    Cubed3.com News

  • The link in your sig is the most pathetic attempt at pretension I've seen in a long look at many pretentious blogs.

    Dawgs By Nature

  • The message box is a sort of text-window where you can highlight and copy the text, if that makes any difference. you will have to use an ocr or com interface while the link in my sig is a good place to start its important to know that without use of an ole viewer it will not help. you will need to be able to view methods available and look at the communicator documentation it will not be simple it may even be easier to write soemthing in c#

    AutoHotkey Community

  • I added links in the footer, bottom line, that means under their and mine "sig" ..

    Digital Point Forums

  • It can also expand abbreviation into complete phrases, for example, you can type 'sig' and it will insert your signature.

    Madhur Kapoor's Blog

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