A person, appointed in the place of another, to represent him. 2. In the ecclesiastical law, a judicial proctor, or one who is appointed to manage another man’s law concerns, is called a proxy. Ayl. Parerg. 3. The instrument by which a person is appointed so to act, is likewise called a proxy. 4. Proxies are also annual payments made by the parochial clergy to the bishop, on visitations. 5. The right of voting at an election of an incorporated company by proxy is not a general right, and the party claiming it must show a special authority for that purpose.