What does the word deputy mean?

Usage examples for deputy

  1. In the outer room he found his deputy much alarmed. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  2. " I am Deputy- Governor of Suakin," he began. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  3. Now, however, she wanted the girl to come to the dining- room to welcome Flukey to his first meal at the table and to learn that the deputy had been withdrawn. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White