Authenticated by a seal; executed by the affixing of a seal
@ sealed and delivered
These words, followed by the signatures of the witnesses, constitute the usual formula for the attestation of conveyances
- sealed bid
@ sealed instrument
An instrument of writing to which the party to be bound has affixed not only his name, but also his seal.
See also seal
The affixing of a seal to a contract for sale or an offer to buy or sell goods does not make the writing a sealed instrument and the law of sealed instruments does not apply to such contract. U.C.C. No. 2-203
@ sealed verdict
When the jury have agreed upon a verdict, if the court is not in session at the time, they are permitted (usually) to put their written finding in a sealed envelope, and then separate. This verdict they return when the court again convenes. The verdict thus returned has the same effect, and must be treated in the same manner, as if returned in open court before any separation of the jury had taken place
See also sealed

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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