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REG'EL,

RE'GENCY, noun [Latin regens, from rego, to govern.]

1. Rule' authority; government.

2. Vicarious government.

3. The district under the jurisdiction of a vicegerent.

4. The body of men entrusted with vicarious government; as a regency constituted during a king's minority, insanity, or absence from the kingdom.