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proxy
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
one thing substituted for another — especially a person

or:

a document giving one person the right to act for another; e.g., to vote at a corporate meeting
  • I think with a shudder that her daughter will always be present in person, and have no agreeable proxies of that kind,—a fat, blond girl, with round blue eyes, who will stare at us silently.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (39% in)

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