Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation of catching seals, curing their skins, and obtaining the oil.
  • noun In the Mormon church, the rite of marriage ‘for eternity’ as opposed to marriage ‘for time.’ Such marriage is binding not only in life, but forever, and may be entered into by a man already married ‘for time,’ and vicariously after his death.
  • noun An impression in clay used to seal vases and other receptacles, examples of which are frequently found in archæological excavations. Very interesting ones have been discovered at Cnosus in Crete.
  • noun The act of impressing with a seal; confirmation by a seal.

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  • verb Present participle of seal.
  • noun Hunting of seals (the animals).
  • adjective Used for closing securely.
  • verb Present participle of seal.
  • noun Action of the verb to seal in any sense.

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  • noun the act of treating something to make it repel water

Etymologies

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seal (mammal) +‎ -ing

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seal (device) +‎ -ing

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