: an object of worship carved usually from wood or stone : idol
Examples of graven image in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn three weeks, Oklahoma officials could plot space in Heisman Park just to the east of Oklahoma’s stadium to add Mayfield’s graven image next to the statues of Billy Vessels, Steve Owens, Billy Sims, Jason White and Sam Bradford.
John Shinn, ajc, 18 Nov. 2017
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