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Meaning of CACHET

Pronunciation:  ka'shey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a seal on a letter
  2. [n]  French history: the king could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal
  3. [n]  an indication of approved or superior status
 

CACHET is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: lettre de cachet, seal, seal of approval
 
 See Also: accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels, seal, stamp, warrant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cach"et\, n. [F. fr. cacher to hide.]
A seal, as of a letter.

{Lettre de cachet} [F.], a sealed letter, especially a letter
   or missive emanating from the sovereign; -- much used in
   France before the Revolution as an arbitrary order of
   imprisonment.

 
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