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great seal

noun
1.
the principal seal of a government or state.
2.
(initial capital letters) British.
  1. the Lord Chancellor, keeper of the principal seal of Great Britain.
  2. his office.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for great seal

great seal

noun
1.
(often capitals) the principal seal of a nation, sovereign, etc, used to authenticate signatures and documents of the highest importance
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