Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An officer in the English chancery whose duty was to fit the wax to seal the write, commissions, and other instruments thence issuing. The office was abolished by St 15 & 16 Vlct. c. 87, ยง 23.