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signet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsignetsig‧net /ˈsɪɡnɪt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCMa metal object used for printing a small pattern in wax as an official seal1(2)
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signetThe dancer Fred Astaire was among those in modern times who have worn a signet ring on the right hand.On the index finger of his left hand he wore a gold signet ring.Schumacher fiddled energetically with his signet ring, and offered no further conversation beyond a snort of ridicule.On the next day, 10 June, Gloucester wrote to York under his own signet for military help.Such letters are sealed with the cardinal's own signet ring.She went into the hall and rested Johnny's signet ring on the little table there.In the signet office, the last dated document to survive was issued on I I June.The signet rings were probably the prerogative of the rich, as they were often made of gold or silver.
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