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effigy
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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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
  • He did not even take the trouble to cast a stone in passing, as was the usage, at the miserable statue of that Périnet Leclerc who had delivered up the Paris of Charles VI. to the English, a crime which his effigy, its face battered with stones and soiled with mud, expiated for three centuries at the corner of the Rue de la Harpe and the Rue de Buci, as in an eternal pillory.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (9% in)

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