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- n. Plural form of effigy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See effigy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An effigy.
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Dye stamps squeeze 'effigies' - the head and tail images - into the blanks, turning them into coins.
I don't recall effigies of previous PMs burnt by angry crowds in the middle East and chanting wishing he was dead.
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 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.
Small metallic figures wearing hard-hats -- known in industry parlance as "effigies,"
( "effigies") of both king and queen to be erected at the Royal
Of course the Left is the side of saints and angels; if they believed in them; with Bush effigies in nooses and the like.
Preetika Rana/ The Wall Street Journal Laborers prepared effigies with bamboo sticks at a local workshop in Titarpur, Sept. 29.
Pointing to a few cases where radical nutjobs burned effigies and spewed racist remarks ignores the true reality of the movement itself.
The words and images from those early protests, including signs featuring slurs and life size effigies of President Obama wearing jeans, sneakers, gold chains, etc, made for compelling reading, listening, and viewing.