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

    To authenticate by an additional signature. See 33 Am. St. Rep. 712.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The signature of a secretory or other subordinate officer to any writing signed hy the principal or superior to vouch for the authenticity of it. Fifth Ave. Bank v. Railroad Co., 137 N. Y. 231, 33 N. E. 378, 19 In R. A. 331, 33 Am. St Rep. 712; Gurnee v. Chicago, 40 Iin 167; People v. Brie, 43 Hun (N. Y.) 326.