a small seal, as on a finger ring.
a small official seal for legal documents, contracts, etc.
an impression made by or as if by a signet.
to stamp or mark with a signet.
- un·sig·net·ed, adjective
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How to use signet in a sentence
Evident today was a new signet ring that Carole has recently taken to wearing on the little finger of her right hand.
He wears a real pearl stud and a good signet ring; also a gold wrist watch, face broken and hands stopped at seven-fifteen.Dope | Sax Rohmer
In the end, therefore, it was he who took the signet ring and the letter the prince had written and brought back the gold.A Prince of Cornwall | Charles W. Whistler
But for the dark circles about the eyes and mouth, the unmistakeable signet of Death, he might have seemed in perfect health.Alone | Marion Harland
And that figure upon the shields is the sacred sign that was engraved upon his signet-ring.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado | Frank Aubrey
Of all the large Algerian cities, Constantina is that which has best preserved its primitive signet.
British Dictionary definitions for signet
a small seal, esp one as part of a finger ring
a seal used to stamp or authenticate documents
the impression made by such a seal
(tr) to stamp or authenticate with a signet
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