Indorsed
Indorse In*dorse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indorsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indorsing}.] [LL. indorsare. See {Endorse}.] [Written also {endorse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover the back of; to load or burden. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Elephants indorsed with towers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To write upon the back or outside of a paper or letter, as a direction, heading, memorandum, or address. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law & Com.) To write one's name, alone or with other words, upon the back of (a paper), for the purpose of transferring it, or to secure the payment of a note, draft, or the like; to guarantee the payment, fulfillment, performance, or validity of, or to certify something upon the back of (a check, draft, writ, warrant of arrest, etc.). [1913 Webster]

4. To give one's name or support to; to sanction; to aid by approval; to approve; as, to indorse an opinion. [1913 Webster]

{To indorse in blank}, to write one's name on the back of a note or bill, leaving a blank to be filled by the holder. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Indorsed — In*dorsed , a. (Her.) See {Addorsed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indorsed — un·indorsed; …   English syllables

  • indorsed — adj. signed; sanctioned, approved in·dorse || ɪn dÉ”rs / dɔːs v. sign one s name (on the back of a check, etc.); approve, sanction (also endorse) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indorsed over — Indorsed and delivered. Babbitt Bros. Trading Co. v First Nat. Bank, 32 Ariz 588, 261 P 45 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • indorsed note — A promissory note endorsed by the payee or by payee and prior endorsee. See approved endorsed note …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • approved indorsed notes — Notes indorsed by another person than the maker, for additional security, the indorser being satisfactory to the payee. See accommodation paper accommodation party …   Black's law dictionary

  • approved indorsed notes — Notes indorsed by another person than the maker, for additional security, the indorser being satisfactory to the payee. See accommodation paper accommodation party …   Black's law dictionary

  • indorsat — Indorsed …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • A PARTIAL LIST OF SCARCE MAPS AND PLANS RELATING TO CANADA — (From the collection of 7000 maps in the Dominion Archives)    ♦ Nicolas Deny s Map, with designs attached of Charnier en forme depressoir ; Charnier en barrique ; Les Brouettes ; Timbre à laver la Morue ; Édifice de l eschaffaut, complet hormis… …   The makers of Canada

  • indorsement — /andorsmant/ The act of a payee, drawee, accommodation indorser, or holder of a bill, note, check, or other negotiable instrument, in writing his name upon the back of the same, with or without further or qualifying words, whereby the property in …   Black's law dictionary

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