from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A place where life-size wax figures, usually of famous people, are exhibited.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A museum featuring lifelike statues made of wax.
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Reacher left California with close to two thousand dollars in his pocket, from the dealers behind the wax museum in Hollywood, and from Saropian in Vegas, and from the two guys at New Age’s place in Highland Park.