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Definition of Privy seal

Privy seal
Seal Seal, n. [OE. seel, OF. seel, F. sceau, fr. L. sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See Sign, n., and cf. Sigil.] 1. An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or other soft substance, to be attached to a document, or otherwise used by way of authentication or security. 2. Wax, wafer, or other tenacious substance, set to an instrument, and impressed or stamped with a seal; as, to give a deed under hand and seal. Till thou canst rail the seal from off my bond Thou but offend;st thy lungs to speak so loud. --Shak. 3. That which seals or fastens; esp., the wax or wafer placed on a letter or other closed paper, etc., to fasten it. 4. That which confirms, ratifies, or makes stable; that which authenticates; that which secures; assurance. ``under the seal of silence.' --Milton. Like a red seal is the setting sun On the good and the evil men have done. --Lonfellow. 5. An arrangement for preventing the entrance or return of gas or air into a pipe, by which the open end of the pipe dips beneath the surface of water or other liquid, or a deep bend or sag in the pipe is filled with the liquid; a draintrap. Great seal. See under Great. Privy seal. See under Privy, a. Seal lock, a lock in which the keyhole is covered by a seal in such a way that the lock can not be opened without rupturing the seal. Seal manual. See under Manual, a. Seal ring, a ring having a seal engraved on it, or ornamented with a device resembling a seal; a signet ring. --Shak.

Meaning of Privy seal from wikipedia

- The Lord Privy Seal (or, more formally, the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal) is the fifth of the Great Officers of State in the United Kingdom, ranking beneath...
- A privy seal refers to the personal seal of a reigning monarch, used for the purpose of authenticating official do****ents of a much more personal nature...
- The Privy Seal of ****an is one of the national seals and is the Emperor of ****an's official seal. The Privy Seal of ****an is cubic, and its inscription...
- Privy Seal may refer to: Keeper of the Privy Seal of Ireland Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of ****an Lord Privy Seal...
- The Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of ****an (内大臣, Naidaijin) was an administrative post not of Cabinet rank in the government of the Empire of ****an, responsible...
- Privy Seal (a senior Cabinet official) with images, in quick succession, of a lord, a privy, and a seal balancing a ball on its nose. Lord Privy Seal...
- The office of Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland, one of the Great Officers of State, first appears in the reign of David II. After the Act of Union...
- Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, commonly known as the Privy Council of the United Kingdom or simply the Privy Council, is a formal body of...
- the meetings of the Privy Council. The office of Lord Privy Seal is a sinecure, though he is technically the Keeper of the Privy Seal. The Lord Chancellor...
- produce the seal, and he manufactured it with the Privy Seal of ****an in one year in 1874. Although there was no character "帝" (imperial) in the seal text,...
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