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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hallmark.
  • adj. Stamped with a hallmark


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • (02 June 2006) - New from London-based design group oki-ni and world-famous Japanese graffiti artist Daisuke Sakaguchi, these street-lux mobile phone accessories are made from "hallmarked" sterling silver and attach with a plastic-coated stainless steel wire loop.

    Cool Hunting

  • Nobody scored more than the Bulgarian's 20 league goals last season, and his finishing is hallmarked by the composure that would surely have brought order to Saturday's pell-mell chaos.

    Manchester United lose killer instinct while Dimitar Berbatov waits

  • What Brooklyn needs more than ever is a leadership that builds bridges for the people of this community to reach a fresh, new destination -- one that is hallmarked by opportunity and prosperity.

    Kevin Powell: Why I'm Running for Congress

  • Still, at the time of her trial it was well documented that she suffered from battered women's syndrome, a state hallmarked by depression, anxiety, fear, and tattered self-esteem.

    SaraKay Smullens: A Letter to Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen: Mercy for Gaile Owens

  • Crisp dialogue and masterful pacing hallmarked his writing, and his reputation for multifaceted villains made him a sought-after writer by many editors.

    The Codex Continual » Bulwark Publishing: Kharndam Collected

  • With the health care crisis on the one hand and a new administration that has hallmarked itself on meaningful, appropriate change, I think there is an aggregation of more and more people with courage that are willing to say: Yes, we do need fundamental changes in our approach to healthcare.

    Dr. Dean Ornish: Transforming Medicine: An Historic Event

  • With a precise and wild gaze, ironic and reflexive, a picaresque scene hallmarked with circus-like aesthetics, it celebrates the theme of the castrati in an ironically tender fashion in which the incomparable voice of the castrati is revealed.

    Buzzine » Monsters and Prodigies

  • This even applies to rings (not stone-set), earrings (singles or pairs), loose earring backs and body jewellery, cufflinks, tie pins etc, hallmarked and un-hallmarked gold, and gold which has been purchased abroad.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Licensed jewelers can get their gold hallmarked at any of the 140 hallmarking centers that have been set up in the country by the government and private entities, the statement said.

    India Steps Up Hallmarking of Gold

  • It is reassuring that the resentment and anger that hallmarked past years seems to have given way to a far more open and receptive Muslim audience with perhaps unduly high expectations of what the next U.S. president can do to help solve this region's problems.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: No Clash of Civilizations at U.S. Islamic World Forum


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