In*dorse"ment (?), n. [From Indorse; cf. Endorsement.] [Written also endorsement.]


The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument.


That which is written on the back of a note, bill, or other paper, as a name, an order for, or a receipt of, payment, or the return of an officer, etc.; a writing, usually upon the back, but sometimes on the face, of a negotiable instrument, by which the property therein is assigned and transferred.

Story. Byles. Burrill.


Sanction, support, or approval; as, the indorsement of a rumor, an opinion, a course, conduct.

Blank indorsement. See under Blank.


© Webster 1913.

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