- (in Canada) the senior civil servant in a government department
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There, on the floor, were Ucelli, and above him the Deputy-Minister holding him by the throat.
The Syndic saw the Deputy-Minister with surprise, but was far from guessing the real cause of his appearance.
Therefore, with all respect to the Deputy-Minister, he ventured to think it possible Mr. Eversleigh might understand.