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- v. To seal or ratify with another or others.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To seal or ratify with another or others.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To seal mutually or in addition; seal with another or others.
- n. The reverse side of a seal.
The reverse contains a small counterseal, 1-3/8 inch in diameter.
Bell's Cathedrals: Southwark Cathedral Formerly the Collegiate Church of St. Saviour, Otherwise St. Mary Overie. A Short History and Description of the Fabric, with Some Account of the College and the See
Her counterseal bore the wavy bars of her second husband upon a shield within a beautifully designed quatrefoil, and the vacant spaces above and beneath it Avere filled with a lion from her father's shield,
Gilbert of Clare, earl of Hertford, counterseal. c.
Their usual shape, however, was round, and even upon the oval figure seals of the middle of the thirteenth century the armorial secretum or counterseal was round (pi. xvi,/,/).