sealing wax

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sealing wax in use

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  • enPR: sēlʹĭng wăks', IPA(key): /ˈsiːlɪŋ ˌwæks/

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sealing wax (uncountable)

  1. Wax formerly melted onto a letter to seal it; the picture of the sender's seal was often pressed into the wax as evidence that the letter had not been opened.

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