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Meaning of PROCURATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Proc`u*ra"tion\, n. [L. procuratio: cf. F.
procuration. See {Procure}.]
1. The act of procuring; procurement.

2. The management of another's affairs.

3. The instrument by which a person is empowered to transact
   the affairs of another; a proxy.

4. (Ch. of Eng.) A sum of money paid formerly to the bishop
   or archdeacon, now to the ecclesiastical commissioners, by
   an incumbent, as a commutation for entertainment at the
   time of visitation; -- called also {proxy}.

{Procuration money} (Law), money paid for procuring a loan.
   --Blackstone.

 

 

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