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One entry found for hallmark.
Main Entry: hall·mark
Pronunciation: primarystresshodotl-secondarystressmärk
Function: noun
Etymology: named for Goldsmith's Hall in London, England, where gold and silver articles formerly were tested for purity and stamped
1 : an official mark stamped on gold and silver articles in England to certify their purity
2 : a mark or indication of excellence, quality, or purity <bears the hallmarks of genius>
- hallmark verb

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