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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An idol or fetish carved in wood or stone.

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  • n. A carved idol or representation of a god used as an object of worship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. an idol; an object of worship carved from wood, stone, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a material effigy that is worshipped

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