Great-seal

great seal

noun
1.
the principal seal of a government or state.
2.
(initial capital letters) British.
a.
the Lord Chancellor, keeper of the principal seal of Great Britain.
b.
his office.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

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

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