Definition of Effigies

1. n. See Effigy.



Definition of Effigies

1. Noun. (plural of effigy) ¹

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Definition of Effigies

1. effigy [n] - See also: effigy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Effigies

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efficiency expert
efficient
efficiently
efficientness
effierce
effierced
effierces
effigial
effigiate
effigiated
effigiates
effigiating
effigiation
effigiations
effigies (current term)
effigy
effigylike
effing
effing and blinding
efflagitate
efflate
efflation
efflations
effleurage
effleurages
effloresce
effloresced
efflorescence
efflorescences

Literary usage of Effigies

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"A glance upwards naturally first rests on the royal effigies still preserved ... This earliest example of a series of effigies of which the historical value ..."

2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1890)
"The diagrams here given represent a series of effigies arranged in their proper ... The practical character of the effigies can be learned from the study of ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In judging of these latter effigies, however, we must estimate them by the standard, of art of their own era; and, as a general rule, the effigies that are ..."

4. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1899)
"Thomas Kerrick, of Stothard, the first draughtsman of monumental effigies to make his drawings to scale and to copy accurately what he saw before him ..."

5. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"The effigies so burned, as I have already remarked, can hardly be separated from the effigies of Death which are burned or otherwise destroyed in spring ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"Wooden Tombs and effigies (Vol. vii., pp. 528. 607.). — In a chapel adjoining the church of Heveningham in Suffolk, are (or rather were in 1832) the remains ..."

7. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1887)
"There are groups of effigies in the neighborhood, a large wild goose on the bluff on the east side of the river ; a series of long mounds and effigies ..."

8. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The result may be told by the order issued by the Benchers to Mr. Richardson, to restore the whole of the effigies ; or, still better, in the words of an ..."

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