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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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(In this regard, it is Guo's suggestion for the allograph <[??]> as writing 'Jupiter' that catches the eye, but, again, inscriptional context is inadequate for clear understanding.
640), demonstrating that he accepted Sheu Shenn's belief that they were not simply interchangeable allographs. (8)
These include: grafts of CNS tissue (6), Gore-Tex (3), collagen guides (7), gradients of factors within a tube (8), allographs (10), antibodies (92), factors that induced inflammation (32), and biodegradable polymer tubes (54).
However, for unknown reasons, axons do not tend to regenerate through old denervated allographs (142) and as stated above, no neurological recovery take place if the distal nerve is 10 or more months denervated (122).
types connect with art, creation, allographs, the purposive, ideas; tokens
At any rate, the evidence attests to the apparently free interchange of three allographs [phrase omitted], [phrase omitted], and [phrase omitted], which would, in my opinion, hardly be attributable to Aramaic influence.
A sampling of topics turns up birth and death statements, colophon, letterforms or allographs, primitive codicology and palaeography, quire, scribal etiquette, and vignette.
The other two sets of allographs that will be discussed below are a) i, j (22) and y, and b) u, v and w.
Arnaud and Salvini argue that the alternation among the signs I, E, and IA in some parts of the Levant does not represent phonetic reality, but that rather the three signs are "allographs" of each other ("Une lettre du roi de Beyrouth au roi d'Ougarit," 9).
These concern the usage of the initial allographs of the graphemes taw (T) and lamedh (D) in suffix-initial or in word-division.