In a message dated 6/3/2006 11:03:02 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
< And >from an on-line dictionary:
1. One appointed to represent a corporation,
university, or other organization in business
transactions; a business agent.
2. A civil magistrate or similar government
official in some European countries.
==Has me wondering. It's a Greek word of course--any relation to the
"Hebrew" Sandek, who holds the infant on his lap during Brit Milah?
Michael Bernet, New York