from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A seal, especially one used officially to mark documents.
- n. The impression made with such a seal.
- transitive v. To mark or endorse with a signet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. an object (especially a ring) formerly used to impress a picture into the sealing wax of a document as a proof of its origin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A seal; especially, in England, the seal used by the sovereign in sealing private letters and grants that pass by bill under the sign manual; -- called also privy signet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A seal, especially a private seal, used instead of signing the name, or in addition to it, for verification of papers or the like.
- n. The stamp of a signet; an impression made by or as if by a signet.
- n. The ring-shaped form of the Plasmodium of malaria. See signet-ring, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)
It is like gold, or more exactly it is like the gold-coloured semi-precious stone which one sometimes sees in signet rings, and which I think is called a chrysoberyl.
But the order of male succession was asserted by the friends of their country; the lawful heir drew the royal signet from the finger of his insensible or conscious father and the empire obeyed the master of the palace.
Stampt with my signet are the swarthy children of the sun:
His signet is the Fisherman's; No sceptre does he bear;
Moses, who poured water upon the ground and it became blood; the signet is called the signet of truth, and is Zerrubbabel.
Meneptah had recalled the signet, or had added the penalty of suspense to his indorsement of Har-hat's fiat of imprisonment.
It is there described as of mixed yellow metal gilt; on either side of the hoop there is a crown (Fig. 134), of the form commonly seen on coins of the twelfth century, and on the signet are the words, ROGERIVS REX, chased in high relief.
Christ is the "signet" on God's hand: always in the Father's presence, ever pleasing in his sight.
The story begins legitimately upon activating Pandora's Box; Decard's palm is locked in place and stabbed clean through, imprinting the 'signet' on it, allowing you to absorb Animus Energy.
Faithful, Sultan of the East; in these papers signed with his signet are our credentials, if you would read them. "