|chiefly Bible a carved image used as an idol|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
Deut. 27:15; Ps. 97:7 (Heb. pesel), refers to the household gods of idolaters. "Every nation and city had its own gods...Yet every family had its separate household or tutelary god."