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platemark

  

      n  
      vb      another name for       hallmark       1, 4  
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hallmark  
      n  
1      (Brit)   an official series of marks stamped by the London Guild of Goldsmiths on gold, silver, or platinum articles to guarantee purity, date of manufacture, etc.  
2    a mark or sign of authenticity or excellence  
3    an outstanding or distinguishing feature  
      vb  
4    tr   to stamp with or as if with a hallmark,   (Also (for senses 1, 4))    platemark         
     (C18: named after Goldsmiths' Hall in London, where items were graded and stamped)  


platemark         
      n  
      vb      another name for       hallmark       1, 4  

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