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waxwork

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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waxworkwax‧work /ˈwækswɜːk $ -wɜːrk/ noun [countable]  1 waxworks2 DLTa wax model of a person
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waxworkVera could have spent all day nagging a waxwork of Jack and never realised..You knew my husband very well; he wrote a book about waxworks and you helped him with his research.It's more than a little eerie, perhaps because waxworks always look like death masks.He heard the soft hiss as the waxwork owner's sphincter muscle collapsed.The shutters were firmly closed at the ticket booth, the waxwork policemen staring with sightless eyes at passers-by.Two or three feet away, standing by the entrance to the waxworks, were the figures of Laurel and Hardy.He left something inside your waxworks.
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