Main Entry: ef·fi·gy
Inflected Form(s): plural ef·fi·gies
Etymology: Middle French effigie, from Latin effigies, from effingere to form, from ex- + fingere to shape — more at dough
: an image or representation especially of a person; especially : a crude figure representing a hated person
Normally I like to use the word in a sentence, but since this definition clearly states that the it is an image or representation and because a picture paints a thousand words, I would like to direct you here.