from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small statue.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small statue, usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small statue; -- usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like. Cf. figurine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small statue; a statue or image in the round much smaller than nature; a figurine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small carved or molded figure
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