Signet

Definition of Signet

Sig´net
n.1.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.
I had my father's signet in my purse.
- Shak.
Signet ring
a ring containing a signet or private seal.
Writer to the signet
(Scots Law) a judicial officer who prepares warrants, writs, etc.; originally, a clerk in the office of the secretary of state.

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