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statue


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Statue  \Stat"ue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Statued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Statuing}.] 
  To  place  as  a  statue;  to  form  a  statue  of  to  make  into  a 
  statue.  ``The  whole  man  becomes  as  if  statued  into  stone  and 
  earth.''  --Feltham. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Statue  \Stat"ue\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  statua  (akin  to  stativus 
  standing  still),  fr  stare,  statum,  to  stand  See  {Stand}.] 
  1.  The  likeness  of  a  living  being  sculptured  or  modeled  in 
  some  solid  substance,  as  marble,  bronze,  or  wax;  an  image; 
  as  a  statue  of  Hercules,  or  of  a  lion. 
 
  I  will  raise  her  statue  in  pure  gold.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  portrait.  [Obs.]  --Massinger. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  statue 
  n  :  a  sculpture  representing  a  human  or  animal 




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