In English practice. The signature or allowance of the proper ollicer of a court, obtained by the party entitled to judgment in an action, expressing generally that judgment is given in his favor, and which stands in the place of It* actual delivery by the judges themselves. Steph. PI. 110, 111; French v. Pease, 10 Kan. 64. In American practice. Signing judgment means a signing of the judgment record itself, which is done by the proper officer, on the margin of the record, opposite the entry of the Judgment. 1 Burrill, Pr. 268.
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