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Meaning of CACHET

Pronunciation:  ka'shey

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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

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