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Surrogate  v. t.  To put in the place of another; to substitute. (R.)

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... postponed the hearing till four o'clock. Needless to describe the excitement in the town. Monsieur Tiphaine knew that by three o'clock the consultation of doctors would be over and their report drawn up; he wished Auffray, as surrogate-guardian, to be at the hearing armed with ...
— The Celibates - Includes: Pierrette, The Vicar of Tours, and The Two Brothers • Honore de Balzac

... studied law in Albany, with the Hon. Samuel Miles Hopkins, the grandfather of Mrs. Arent Schuyler Crowninshield. He was admitted to the bar, and almost immediately became a Master in Chancery. In 1821 he was appointed Surrogate of New York, a position which he retained for twenty years. He was always a pronounced democrat, but notwithstanding this fact he was reappointed ten successive times. In 1840, however, the Whig party was ...
— As I Remember - Recollections of American Society during the Nineteenth Century • Marian Gouverneur

... hastily thrusting a handful of loose papers into the open throat of the green bag, which he garroted an instant afterwards with a thick black cord. Then he rose flurriedly from the chair. "I shall have to leave you," he said; "I've an appointment at the surrogate's." ...
— The Stillwater Tragedy • Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Words linked to "Surrogate" :   fill-in, reliever, vicegerent, replacement, adoptive, father surrogate, surrogate mother, deputy, backup, stand-in, agent, alternate, backup man

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