the United States intelligence agency that safeguards current and former presidents and vice presidents and their particular immediate households and shields distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of federal government securities and documents
- special police in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps
n acronym used in that section of a record, pleading, or affidavit, labeled as the "statement associated with the venue." Commonly translated or look over, "to-wit," and said to be a contraction of "scilicet." Additionally in ecclesiastical papers, specially records of early councils, "ss" is employed as an abbreviation for subseripsi. Occasionally, in-law French, it represents sans, "without," e. ff., "faire feoffment ss son baron." Bend- loe, p. ISO.
The charter of Elizabeth granted a three days' fair at e the feast of SS Simon and Jude (Oct.