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Definitions for signet
ˈsɪg nɪtsignet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. signetnoun

    a seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)

Wiktionary

  1. signetnoun

    an object (especially a ring) formerly used to impress a picture into the sealing wax of a document as a proof of its origin

    Etymology: From signetum, diminutive of signum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Signetnoun

    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

    Etymology: [OF. signet a signet, F., a bookmark, dim. of signe. See Sign, n., and cf. Sennet.]

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  1. ingest

  2. tinges

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of signet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of signet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of signet in a Sentence

  1. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Commerce has set the mark of selfishness, the signet of its all-enslaving power, upon a shining ore, and called it gold: before whose image bow the vulgar great, the vainly rich, the miserable proud, the mob of peasants, nobles, priests, and kings, and with blind feelings reverence the power that grinds them to the dust of misery.

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