Definitions for hall-mark

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  1. Hall-mark(n.)

    A distinguishing characteristic or characteristics; as, a word or phrase lacks the hall-mark of the best writers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hall-mark(noun)

    the official stamp of the Goldsmiths' Company and other assay offices, in the United Kingdom, on gold and silver articles, attesting their purity. Also used figuratively; -- as, a word or phrase lacks the hall-mark of the best writers

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hall-mark

    an official mark or attestation of the genuineness of gold and silver articles.

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