Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person's signature.

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  • noun idiomatic One's signature.

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  • noun a person's own signature
  • noun American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

Examples

  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • In that, they found a willing partner in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • In that, they found a willing partner in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • In that, they found a willing partner in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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  • They soon found a kindred spirit in John Hancock, which is headquartered just blocks from the finish line.

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