Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to an effigy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to an effigy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or exhibiting an effigy.

Etymologies

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effigy +‎ -al

Examples

  • Perhaps only 90 minutes of free airtime handed to a candidate effigial of the president who saved Oxford 46 years ago.

    Fried Green Politicos: Claire Howorth

  • Independence, and one may thus become a kind of panic-price hero for a week or two, even rising to the effigial martyrdom of the illustrated press; but these gentlemen seem to have forgotten, that, if their precious document should lead to anything serious, they have been signing promises to pay for the State of South Carolina to an enormous amount.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 40, February, 1861

  • Independence, and one may thus become a kind of panic-price hero for a week or two, even rising to the effigial martyrdom of the illustrated press; but these gentlemen seem to have forgotten that, if their precious document should lead to anything serious, they have been signing promises to pay for the State of South Carolina to an enormous amount.

    The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry, Volume V Political Essays

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