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effigy in Sculpture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheffigyef‧fi‧gy /ˈefɪdʒi/ noun (plural effigies)  1 AVS[countable] a statue of a famous personeffigy of an effigy of Saint Francis2 PS[uncountable] a roughly made, usually ugly, model of someone you dislike a threat to burn the president in effigy
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effigyI could not even bayonet an effigy of Kaiser Bill convincingly.An effigy of Mr MacSharry was burned by protesting farmers in Strasbourg last week in a violent protest against the deal.There was no crew but effigies of sailors lined the decks.Candidates who wanted enclosure were burned in effigy, their supporters wheeled about in muck-carts in the robust eighteenth-century fashion.The mob had already burnt in effigy Andrew Oliver and his new stamp office before doing some damage to his house.During the annual Pope Day at Newport and Boston, crowds burned the pope in effigy.There he lay, in knightly stone effigy, with a row of eight knights in stone cartoon-strip below him.Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, as depicted in his tomb effigy.effigy ofProtesters unveiled an effigy of the mayor.burn ... in effigyThe mob had already burnt in effigy Andrew Oliver and his new stamp office before doing some damage to his house.