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A writing or signature made by one person for another.

When a principal gives his or her agent the power to pay creditors, the checks written by the agent are allographs for the principal.

An autograph is the opposite of an allo-graph.

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a document written by a person who is not a party to it.
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Michael Halford, trainer of Allography He's been consistent and has been working well.
Godolphin are represented by the Jim Bolger-trained Chronicles, who won a maiden over the trip at Navan last month on his second start, and the Michael Halfordtrained Allography, who has done most of his racing at Dundalk, where he won a mile maiden in March.
Allography Michael Halford 6th, 1m two-year-old maiden, Curragh, August 28 This decent mile maiden was won by a most promising and superbly bred colt, and a few others in behind should be capable of winning races - with this Iffraaj colt high on the list.