Procuracies
Procuracy Proc"u*ra*cy, n.; pl. {Procuracies}. [LL. procuratia: cf. F. procuratie. See {Procuration}, and cf,. {Proxy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The office or act of a proctor or procurator; management for another. [1913 Webster]

2. Authority to act for another; a proxy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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