A finger ring bearing an engraved signet. Also called seal ring.(noun)
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Use "signet ring" in a sentence
"I lifted his hand to my lips, pressed them against the signet ring he wore with the crest of House Courcel emblazoned on it."
"Antony poured a small puddle of melted red wax on the bottom of the single sheet of Fannian paper, and pushed his signet ring into it: Hercules Invictus in the middle, IMP."
"He took off his royal signet ring and gave it to his friend Perdiccas so that he might act temporarily as regent, but the ultimate succession was unclear."