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1 : a mark used in place of a signature when the maker is incapable of signing his or her name (as because of illiteracy or a physical ailment)
2 : a mark used in indicating a choice or applicable item (as on an insurance form)
abbr 1 ex-distribution
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.