Meaning of “John Hancock” in the English Dictionary

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"John Hancock" in British English

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John Hancocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdʒɒn ˈhæŋ.kɒk/ us /ˌdʒɑːn ˈhæn.kɑːk/ also John Henry, uk /ˌdʒɒnˈhen'ri/ us /ˌdʒɑːn-/ US informal

a person's signature:

Put your John Hancock at the bottom of the page.

(Definition of “John Hancock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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