sealed orders


plural noun

written orders or instructions that are not to be looked at until a specified time, especially orders that are given in sealed form to a commander of a vessel to be opened after the vessel is out of contact with the shore.

Nearby words

  1. sealant,
  2. sealchie,
  3. sealed,
  4. sealed book,
  5. sealed move,
  6. sealed road,
  7. sealed unit,
  8. sealed-beam,
  9. sealed-beam headlight,
  10. sealer

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British Dictionary definitions for sealed orders

sealed orders

pl n

written instructions that are not to be read until a specified time
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