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delegate
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  • ’My brothers,’ said Stephen, whose low voice was distinctly heard, ’and my fellow-workmen — for that yo are to me, though not, as I knows on, to this delegate here — I ha but a word to sen, and I could sen nommore if I was to speak till Strike o’ day.
  • Slackbridge, the delegate, had to address his audience too that night; and Slackbridge had obtained a clean bill from the printer, and had brought it in his pocket.

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  • "Tis this Delegate’s trade for t’ speak,’ said Stephen, ’an’ he’s paid for ’t, an’ he knows his work.

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as in: is a delegate Define
a person appointed or elected to represent others
as in: delegate the job Define
assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
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