Definitions

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  • n. A sign given; a marking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sign given; marking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which is used as a token or sign; a betokenment; an emblem.

Etymologies

Latin signatio. See sign (verb). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the ftxfb fermon, on religious re - signation, the confiderations, which religion offers to* fupport the mind under the preflure of affliction, are pathetically difplayed.

    The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign, on an Enlarged Plan

  • His re - signation was accepted; and it Avas made the order of the day to nomi - nate a Stated Clerk, to-morrow afternoon at 3. o'clock; — the election to take place on Monday at 10 o'clock.

    Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America

  • A mish, holy balm of seinsed myrries, he is as good as a mountain and everybody what is found of his gients he knew Meistral Wikingson, furframed Noordwogen’s kampf-ten, with complexion of blushing dolomite fanned by ozeone brisees, what naver saw his bedshead farrer and nuver met his swigamore, have his ignomen from prima signation of being

    Finnegans Wake

  • Attributed to Raphael, but the signation is false. "

    A Tramp Abroad

  • In 1746, he was appointed Lord High-Steward of England, €os the trials of the Earls of Kilmarnock and Cromartie, and Lord Baimerinoi and in 1747, for the trial of Lord Lovat In 1746, he was again one of the Lords Jostices; and on Joly 31st, 1740, unanimousljr chosen High-Steward of the university of Cambridge, on the re* signation of the Duke of Newcastle, who was elected ChanoeQori and the year after was again one of the Lords Justices.

    Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical

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