Indorse

In*dorse"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indorsed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Indorsing.] [LL. indorsare. See Endorse.]
[Written also endorse.]

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1. To cover the back of; to load or burden. [Obs.]
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Elephants indorsed with towers.
Milton.
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2. To write upon the back or outside of a paper or letter, as a direction, heading, memorandum, or address.
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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.).
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4. To give one's name or support to; to sanction; to aid by approval; to approve; as, to indorse an opinion.
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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.
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