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The Idiot
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  • In my room they always light the little lamp before my icon for the night; it gives a feeble flicker of light, but it is strong enough to see by dimly, and if you sit just under it you can even read by it.

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as in: computer icon Define
a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) used to indicate a concept -- such as a symbol on the computer screen that will run a program when clicked
as in: pop culture icon Define
someone or something famous that represents something in a culture -- typically greatly admired
as in: holy icon Define
a religious artwork -- typically a painting of one or more religious figures -- often treated as a sacred item
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