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Definitions of 'Delegacy'

Definition of 'delegacy'
From: WordNet
noun
The state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent [syn: representation, delegacy, agency]
noun
A group of representatives or delegates [syn: deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission]
noun
The appointment of a delegate
Definition of 'Delegacy'
From: GCIDE
Delegacy \Del`e*ga*cy\, n. [From Delegate, a.] 1. The act of delegating, or state of being delegated; deputed power. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By way of delegacy or grand commission. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. A body of delegates or commissioners; a delegation. [Obs.] --Burton. [1913 Webster]
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