seal

Part of speech: verb

To hunt seals.

Part of speech: verb

To fasten with a seal; put a seal upon; close tightly; keep secret; confirm.

Part of speech: noun

An instrument used for making an impression upon wax or the like; also, the impression so made, or the substance bearing such impression and affixed to a document.

Part of speech: noun

Anything that fastens securely.

Part of speech: noun

Anything that authenticates; a pledge; guaranty.

Part of speech: noun

An aquatic carnivorous mammal of high latitudes, yielding valuable fur.

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Usage examples "seal":

  1. In fine, the commission was written out in golden letters under his great seal, as fully, freely, and firmly, for our benefit as we could possibly desire. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII.", Robert Kerr.
  2. If after a time you see that the milk in your cup has turned permanently sour, break the seal. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
  3. They looked thin and bought a seal from the natives. - "True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World", Adolphus W. Greely.