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graven image

noun

: an object (such as a statue) that is worshipped as a god or in place of a god

Full Definition of GRAVEN IMAGE

:  an object of worship carved usually from wood or stone :  idol

Origin of GRAVEN IMAGE

graven, past participle of 1grave
First Known Use: 14th century

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