|prev word||definitions home||next word|
in commmon law, an impression on wax or other substance capable of being impressed. The purpose of a seal is to attest to the execution of an instrument. The word seal or the letters
L.S. (LOCUS SIGILLI, place of the seal) have the same significance and are commonly used for the same purpose today.
A seal of a corporation is sometimes called a COMMON SEAL. Source: Barron's Dictionary of Legal Terms, Steven H. Gifis, 5th Edition; © 2016