Definition - Noun [Old French seel, from Latin sigillum, from diminutive of signum mark, sign] : a device (as an emblem, symbol, or word) used to identify or replace a signature and to authenticate (as at common law) written matter see also contract under seal at contract : with an authenticating seal affixed
Definition - Transitive Verb 1: to authenticate or approve by or as if by a seal 2: to close off (as records) from public access
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