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effigy
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a model or other representation — typically of a person — often of someone hated, so that it can be mocked an abused
  • See if you are not burnt in effigy this 5th of November coming.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (41% in)
  • At one and the same moment there had risen above the shoulders of the crowd, nearly opposite Mr. Brooke, and within ten yards of him, the effigy of himself: buff-colored waistcoat, eye-glass, and neutral physiognomy, painted on rag; and there had arisen, apparently in the air, like the note of the cuckoo, a parrot-like, Punch-voiced echo of his words.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (74% in)
  • Mr. Bulstrode asked, reprehensively, what the new police was doing; but a voice could not well be collared, and an attack on the effigy of the candidate would have been too equivocal, since Hawley probably meant it to be pelted.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (74% in)

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