sealed


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sealed (up)

Sl. settled; secured; cinched. The matter was sealed by Monday morning. The contract was sealed up just in time.
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sealed

verb
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References in classic literature ?
I have a warrant from the Sheriff, sealed with the King's own seal, to take him where I can; and if you can tell me where he is, I will e'en make a man of you.
The night after the funeral, at which he had been sadly affected, Utterson locked the door of his business room, and sitting there by the light of a melancholy candle, drew out and set before him an envelope addressed by the hand and sealed with the seal of his dead friend.
Philip of Macedon dreamed, he sealed up bis wife's belly; whereby he did expound it, that his wife should be barren; but Aristander the soothsayer, told him his wife was with child, because men do not use to seal vessels, that are empty.
The order is sealed, and the courier is ignorant of the contents.
There was some one by his side, reading a large parchment, sealed with a huge seal of red wax.
We sailed out of New York, ostensibly for the north-west coast, with sealed orders--"
She lighted the taper, and closed and sealed the open envelope, without feeling curiosity enough even to look at the address.
We inclosed these articles in paper, and sealed them up.
It's sealed up with my seal; and it's safe in my bankers' keeping.
A small box, with a sealed paper torn off from it (the paper containing an inscription) was found open, and empty, on a table in the room.
I signed and dated these lines, enclosed them in an envelope, and sealed it up.