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Seal

Definition of seal:

part of speech: noun

An engraved stamp for impressing the wax which closes a letter, etc.: the wax or other substance so impressed: that which makes fast or secure: that which authenticates or ratifies: assurance.

part of speech: noun

A flesh- eating sea animal valuable for its skin and oil; a stamp or die engraved with some device, used for making an impression in wax; wax or other soft substance fixed upon a letter, document, etc., and marked with such a stamp; any act that approves or confirms; a device, as stamped wax, used for securing an envelope, etc.; hence, that which fastens.

part of speech: noun

A marine animal valuable for its skin and oil.

part of speech: verb

To fasten with a seal: to set a seal to: to mark with a stamp: to make fast: to confirm: to keep secure.

part of speech: verb

To fix a seal to; fasten with a seal or with any plastic substance; confirm.

part of speech: noun

A marine carnivorous animal; stamp for impressing wax, & c.; impression of a seal; that which secures or authenticates.

part of speech: verb

To fasten with a device so that it cannot be tampered with; as, to seal a letter; set or affix a seal to; ratify or confirm; secure or give guaranty for; keep secure or secret; settle beyond question: as, to seal his fate.

part of speech: verb

To hunt seals.

part of speech: verb

To fix a seal. " Yes Shylook, I will seal unto this bond."- Shak.

Usage examples for seal:

  • And thus I seal my promise. "The Gamester (1753)", Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund.
  • Nature loves such woods, and places her own seal upon them. "Wake-Robin", John Burroughs.
  • Next day they went out to hunt for seal "Eskimo Folktales", Unknown.
  • What's for a seal "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).

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