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indorsement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indorsement  \In*dorse"ment\,  n.  [From  {Indorse};  cf 
  {Endorsement}.]  [Written  also  {endorsement}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  writing  on  the  back  of  a  note,  bill,  or  other 
  written  instrument. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  written  on  the  back  of  a  note,  bill,  or 
  other  paper,  as  a  name  an  order  for  or  a  receipt  of 
  payment,  or  the  return  of  an  officer,  etc.;  a  writing, 
  usually  upon  the  back  but  sometimes  on  the  face,  of  a 
  negotiable  instrument,  by  which  the  property  therein  is 
  assigned  and  transferred.  --Story.  Byles.  Burrill 
 
  3.  Sanction,  support,  or  approval;  as  the  indorsement  of  a 
  rumor,  an  opinion,  a  course,  conduct. 
 
  {Blank  indorsement}.  See  under  {Blank}.