American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small statue.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small statue; a statue or image in the round much smaller than nature; a figurine.
- 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- 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.
- n. a small carved or molded figure
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