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stamp

noun attestation, authentication, brand, cast, certification, die, endorsement, engraving, form, hallmark, identification, impress, impression, imprint, intaglio, mark, nota, pattern, print, ratification, seal, sigil, signit, validation
Associated concepts: tax stamps
See also: brand, embed, indicant, indicator, label, mark, seal, speciality, specialty, tenor, validate

STAMP, revenue. An impression made on paper, by order of the government, which must be used in reducing certain contracts to writing, for The purpose of raising a revenue. Vide Stark. Ev. h.t.; 1 Phil. Ev. 444.
     2. Maryland is the only state in the United States that has enacted a stamp.

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On utilization of the stamp paper these authorities will inform the system through a click of button, whereupon the same entry in the database will be delisted, which will restrict reuse of same e-stamp paper.
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