sanction mark

noun

a mark on pieces of 19th-century French furniture signifying that the piece met the quality standards required by the Parisian guild of ebonists

Nearby words

  1. sanctify,
  2. sanctimonious,
  3. sanctimoniously,
  4. sanctimony,
  5. sanction,
  6. sanctions,
  7. sanctitude,
  8. sanctity,
  9. sanctuary,
  10. sanctuary city

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