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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ef·fi·gy /ˈɛfəʤi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ef·fi·gy n.; pl. Effigies   The image, likeness, or representation of a person, whether a full figure, or a part; an imitative figure; -- commonly applied to sculptured likenesses, as those on monuments, or to those of the heads of princes on coins and medals, sometimes applied to portraits.
 To burn in effigy, or To hang in effigy, to burn or to hang an image or picture of a person, as a token of public odium.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a representation of a person (especially in the form of
          sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the
          emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone" [syn: image,