What Are Hallmarks?

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A hallmark refers to a mark that has been stamped on articles such as those of gold, silver, or platinum in Britain. This is used to certify their standard of purity. It may also refer to a distinctive feature particularly that which is excellent.
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hall·mark
[hawl-mahrk]
NOUN
1.
an official mark or stamp indicating a standard of purity, used in marking gold and silver articles assayed by the Goldsmiths' Company of London; plate mark.
2.
any mark or special indication of genuineness, good quality, etc.
3.
any distinguishing feature or characteristic: Accuracy is a hallmark of good scholarship.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
4.
to stamp or imprint (something) with a hallmark.
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Hallmark is an official mark or marks which indicate the producer of a gold bar and its fineness or other characteristics.
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