sign manual

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noun, plural signs manual.

a personal signature, especially that of a sovereign or official on a public document.

Nearby words

  1. sigmund,
  2. sign,
  3. sign away,
  4. sign in,
  5. sign language,
  6. sign of aggregation,
  7. sign of the cross,
  8. sign of the zodiac,
  9. sign off,
  10. sign on

Origin of sign manual

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

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British Dictionary definitions for sign manual

sign manual

noun

law a person's signature in his own hand, esp that of a sovereign on an official document
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