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procuracy

[prok-yer-uh-see]
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noun, plural proc·u·ra·cies. Archaic.
  1. the office of a proctor or procurator.
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Origin of procuracy

1250–1300; Middle English procuracie < Medieval Latin prōcūrātia, for Latin prōcūrātiō procuration; see -acy
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  • This word is supposed to be derived from procuracy, which means action in the place of, and in behalf of, another.

    Charles I

    Jacob Abbott