word du jour: EFFIGY

Main Entry: ef·fi·gy Pronunciation: \ˈe-fə-jē\ Function: noun 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 Date: 1539 : an image or representation especially of a person; especially : a crude figure representing a hated person Normally I like … More word du jour: EFFIGY