Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An effigy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See effigy.

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  • noun Plural form of effigy.

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Examples

  • Dye stamps squeeze 'effigies' - the head and tail images - into the blanks, turning them into coins.

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  • I don't recall effigies of previous PMs burnt by angry crowds in the middle East and chanting wishing he was dead.

    EXCLUSIVE: Locals Object to Blairs' New Home Planning Application

  • For the effigies so burned, as I have already remarked, can hardly be separated from the effigies of Death which are burned or otherwise destroyed in spring; and grounds have been already given for regarding the so-called effigies of Death as really representatives of the tree-spirit or spirit of vegetation.

    Chapter 64. The Burning of Human Beings in the Fires. § 1. The Burning of Effigies in the Fires

  • For the effigies so burned, as I have already remarked, can hardly be separated from the effigies of Death which are burned or otherwise destroyed in spring; and grounds have been already given for regarding the so-called effigies of Death as really representatives of the tree-spirit or spirit of vegetation.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • For the effigies so burned, as I have already remarked, can hardly be separated from the effigies of Death which are burned or otherwise destroyed in spring; and grounds have been already given for regarding the so-called effigies of Death as really representatives of the tree-spirit or spirit of vegetation.

    The Golden Bough

  • For the effigies so burned, as I have already remarked, can hardly be separated from the effigies of Death which are burned or otherwise destroyed in spring; and grounds have been already given for regarding the so-called effigies of Death as really representatives of the tree-spirit or spirit of vegetation.

    The Golden Bough : a study of magic and religion

  • The volume devoted to Shakespeare's portraits was purchased by Mr Burton, at the sale of a gentleman's library, who had spent many years in making the collection, and includes various 'effigies' unknown to many laborious collectors.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • Small metallic figures wearing hard-hats -- known in industry parlance as "effigies,"

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  • ( "effigies") of both king and queen to be erected at the Royal

    London and the Kingdom - Volume II

  • Of course the Left is the side of saints and angels; if they believed in them; with Bush effigies in nooses and the like.

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