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effigy
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

3 uses
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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
  • For all they cared it might have been me, instead of my effigy, which these rascals burned at the stake.
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (76% in)
  • He is learned in old manorial and communal rights, and he applies his knowledge sometimes in favour of the villagers of Fernworthy and sometimes against them, so that he is periodically either carried in triumph down the village street or else burned in effigy, according to his latest exploit.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (63% in)
  • I have no doubt, for example, that the Fernworthy people will burn me in effigy to-night.
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (56% in)

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