Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In English law, a seal used inthe Court of Chancery to seal commissions issued to delegates appointed to hear appeals in marine or ecclesiastical causes.

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  • It found that we'd already shoveled $2.4 billion to half-seal 600 miles of the border since 2005 (we still have about 100 to 200 miles to go) and we would need to spend an additional $6.5 billion over the next 20 years just plugging up holes punched in the fencing.

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  • As she makes her way through town, Fiona hears other stories, too: how one of her ancestors married a Selkie, a magical half-seal, half-woman and how the sea stole away her own baby brother, Jamie.

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