Signet-ring meaning

The definition of a signet ring is a ring with an engraved seal or initials, used sometimes to officially mark a document.

An example of a signet ring is a ring with a child’s initials given as a present.

An example of a signet ring was a king’s coat of arms, used to make a document official by pressing the mark into sealing wax.

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A finger ring bearing an engraved signet.
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A finger ring containing a signet, often in the form of an initial or monogram.
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A finger ring bearing a signet, seal or coat of arms.
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