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paraph n

in the civil law of Louisiana
: the signature of a notary public on a document accompanied by a date, identification of parties, seal, or other required elements
vt in the civil law of Louisiana
: to affix a paraph to [ed the mortgage]
: to include (as particular words) in a paraph

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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