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 — 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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; commonly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Effigy — For other uses, see Effigy (disambiguation). Effigies redirects here. For the punk group, see The Effigies. Elizabethan tomb effigies of Sir Richard Lee (died 1591) and his wife in St Mary s Church, Acton Burnell, Shropshire …   Wikipedia

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