waxwork

waxwork

[waks-wurk]
noun
1.
a figure, ornament, or other object made of wax, or especially the life-size effigy of a person.
2.
the bittersweet, Celastrus scandens.

Origin:
1690–1700; wax1 + work

waxworker, noun
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waxwork (ˈwæksˌwɜːk)
 
n
1.  an object reproduced in wax, esp as an ornament
2.  a life-size lifelike figure, esp of a famous person, reproduced in wax
3.  (plural; functioning as singular or plural) a museum or exhibition of wax figures or objects
 
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n

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