in effigy
phrasal publicly in the form of an effigy <
the football coach was burned in effigy
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in effigy — idi in public view in the form of an effigy: a leader hanged in effigy by the mob[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • in effigy — See: HANG IN EFFIGY or BURN IN EFFIGY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in effigy — See: HANG IN EFFIGY or BURN IN EFFIGY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ effigy — See: hang in effigy or burn in effigy …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To burn in effigy — Effigy Ef fi*gy, n.; pl. {Effigies}. [L. effigies, fr. effingere to form, fashion; ex + fingere to form, shape, devise. See {Feign}.] The image, likeness, or representation of a person, whether a full figure, or a part; an imitative figure;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To hang in effigy — Effigy Ef fi*gy, n.; pl. {Effigies}. [L. effigies, fr. effingere to form, fashion; ex + fingere to form, shape, devise. See {Feign}.] The image, likeness, or representation of a person, whether a full figure, or a part; an imitative figure;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burn\ in\ effigy — • hang in effigy • burn in effigy v. phr. To hang or burn a figure, usually a stuffed dummy, representing a person who is disliked or scorned. When the high school team lost the championship game, the coach was hung in effigy by the townspeople.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hang\ in\ effigy — • hang in effigy • burn in effigy v. phr. To hang or burn a figure, usually a stuffed dummy, representing a person who is disliked or scorned. When the high school team lost the championship game, the coach was hung in effigy by the townspeople.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hang in effigy — or[burn in effigy] {v. phr.} To hang or burn a figure, usually a stuffed dummy, representing a person who is disliked or scorned. * /When the high school team lost the championship game, the coach was hung in effigy by the townspeople./ * /During …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hang in effigy — or[burn in effigy] {v. phr.} To hang or burn a figure, usually a stuffed dummy, representing a person who is disliked or scorned. * /When the high school team lost the championship game, the coach was hung in effigy by the townspeople./ * /During …   Dictionary of American idioms

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