from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A seal, especially one used officially to mark documents.
- noun The impression made with such a seal.
- transitive verb To mark or endorse with a signet.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A seal, especially a private seal, used instead of signing the name, or in addition to it, for verification of papers or the like.
- noun The stamp of a signet; an impression made by or as if by a signet.
- noun The ring-shaped form of the Plasmodium of malaria. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun 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
- noun a ring containing a signet or private seal.
- noun (Scots Law) a judicial officer who prepares warrants, writs, etc.; originally, a clerk in the office of the secretary of state.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun an object (especially a
ring) formerly used to impressa picture into the sealing waxof a document as a proof of its origin
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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. "