Associations to the word «Effigy»
EFFIGY, noun. A dummy or other crude representation of a person, group or object that is hated.
EFFIGY, noun. A likeness of a person.
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".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.