Definition of True seal

1. Noun. Any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers.




Definition of True seal

1. Noun. Any of the seals in the taxonomic family Phocidae; earless seal. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of True Seal

true mahogany
true marmoset
true muscles of back
true name
true names
true or false
true pelvis
true pepper
true pine
true puffball
true rib
true ribs
true sago palm
true sandalwood
true seal (current term)
true seals
true senna
true slime mold
true sparrow
true statement
true thirst
true to(p)
true to life
true to life(p)
true to one's colors
true toad
true tulipwood
true up
true vampire bat

Literary usage of True seal

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1. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown by Edward Hyde East (1806)
"Fixing true Seal to false Patent, or altering a true Patent, formerly doubted; but splitting true Seal and affixing it to false Patent certainly Treason. ..."

2. American Primary Teacher (1897)
"The true seal is not the one that has soft fur. That is the eared seal, or seal bear. These true seals have a coarse' hairy coat, varying in color in ..."

3. The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil ... with a Memoir of His Life: With a by Richard Cecil (1825)
"You receive a letter, or a bond: the seal has been affixed to it—the true seal: but the impression is not perfect. Do you doubt the reality of the seal, ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of the Commonwealth to the Governor and General by Virginia Secretary of the Commonwealth (1912)
"... unfortunately, there is an apparent disregard of the original and lawful design of the true seal and of the true flag, as evidenced by the many fanciful ..."

5. The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil: With a Memoir of His Life by Richard Cecil, Josiah Pratt (1825)
"You receive a letter, or a bond: the seal has been affixed to it—the true seal: but the impression is not perfect. Do you doubt the reality of the seal, ..."

6. Hubbell's Legal Directory for Lawyers and Businessmen by J. H. Hubbell (1918)
"Most persons have two seals, one known as s^jit*u-in (" true seal ") and the other as a ... (true seal) is registered with the local Government office, ..."

7. Explanatory notes and comments on the New Testament by Edward Ash (1849)
"6] ; neither is the mere outward rite of circumcision the true seal which marks men to be such [comp. ch. iv. 11] : [29] but he is really a Jew who is such ..."

8. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1894)
"For front feet the Sea Lion has a pair of long) very flat, triangular, clawless, and hairless black paddles, while the true Seal has a thick, short, ..."

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