sealed instrument
n.
An instrument signed and sealed by its maker.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


sealed instrument
n. A document that has been signed and to which a seal has been affixed. Under common law and by some statutes, that is recognized as convincing evidence that the obligation on the signer is binding. The Uniform Commercial Code holds that laws applying to sealed instruments are not valid with regard to the sale of goods or negotiable papers.
See also contract.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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