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SYMBOL. A sign; a token; a representation of one thing by another.
     2. A symbolical delivery is equivalent, in many cases, in its legal effects, to actual delivery; as, for example, the delivery of the keys of a warehouse in which goods are deposited, is a delivery sufficient to transfer the property. 1 Atk. 171; 5 John. 335; 2 T. R. 462; 7 T. R. 71; 2 Campb. 243; 1 East, R. 194; 3 Caines, 182; 1 Esp. 598; 3 B. & C. 423.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But Symbolize looks a colt of potential and, with plenty of improvement anticipated from his debut to his second outing, David Probert's mount is capable of bridging the gap to Listed level.
In Chinese, apple means harmony; orange, success; banana, harmony; watermelon, symbolizes round money; papaya, good health; melon, round for money; pear, good health; kiat-kiat, more money; grapes, abundance; pineapple, success; mango, color of money while lemon eliminates bad luck.
Candles were lighted by Eric to symbolize duty to self, by his father to symbolize duty to others and by his grandfather to symbolize duty to God and country.
Many of the subjects symbolize more than one concept, such as the peach or the dragon, and many subjects represent the same concept, such as the peony and the pomegranate, which both symbolize wealth.
What does the turtle dove symbolize in Christian art?
The dress code for the conferment ceremony is formal and honorary doctors are required to wear black hats that symbolize liberty, scholarship, and freedom of research.
Flickering quietly in the church, these little flames symbolize that our prayers continue, even after we ourselves have left the building.
Three dimensional art is planned to symbolize the trauma of war wounds.
"And last" added Kenny, "we decided to use lots of gold, to symbolize the spiritual wealth of our people." Jordan sidled up to Snackman and quietly thanked him for having faith in him.
What does the beach she is walking across symbolize?
(3) He ended up with a huge and stodgy Baroque palazzo (to symbolize authority) topped by a great glass dome over the chamber (to symbolize modernity and openness).