Associations to the word «Effigy»

Wiktionary

EFFIGY, noun. A dummy or other crude representation of a person, group or object that is hated.
EFFIGY, noun. A likeness of a person.

Dictionary definition

EFFIGY, noun. A representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone".

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.