- (in prescriptions) write; mark; label: indicating directions to be written on a package or label for the use of the patient.
Origin of Sig.1
< Latin signā; See signa
- let it be written.
Origin of Sig.2
From the Latin word signētur
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Examples from the Web for sig
Maybe giving Deborah K. Jones, our Ambassador to Libya, a 9mm SIG Sauer and a pair of nunchucks.The GOP Senate: A New Utopia Dawns
P. J. O’Rourke
November 8, 2014
Police say Rodgers was found with a Glock 34 and two Sig Sauer P226s and more than 400 rounds of ammunition.
According to Sig Gissler, who administered the awards, the two series of stories “were complementary.”Guardian and WaPo Share Pulitzer: Snowden Hails Victory for “More Accountable Democracy”
April 14, 2014
Valtro 12 gauge tactical shotgun, Sig Sauer .40 caliber pistol, Century International Arms Inc.678 Firearms Is Quite the 'Personal Collection'
April 11, 2013
Perhaps that is one reason why Nancy purchased the Sig Sauer automatic a year later, in March 2011.Nancy Lanza Was Deluded to Keep Guns at Home With Troubled Adam
December 19, 2012
Sig was my legal husband, and I alone can bear his name, for she has no certificate.Melomaniacs
Dr. Wolf had told him that similar bodies had been seen by Sig.The Book of the Damned
If it won't get you in bad with your friends I'll be glad to have you, Sig.A Texas Ranger
William MacLeod Raine
It is built from extracts from his diary and is on the style of Sig.The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin
E 2: "But in the meane while ye ought to conne me thanke," &c., and sig.
- (in prescriptions) signā
- (in prescriptions) signature
(sense 1) Latin: sign (senses 3 and 4) Italian: mister
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Word Origin and History for sig
abbreviation of signature, 1866.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- signa (sign; label)
- signetur (let it be labeled; let it be signed)
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