hang/burn in effigy


: to publicly hang/burn a large doll that looks like someone
The governor was hanged/burned in effigy by a mob of protesters.

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“Hang/burn in effigy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hang%2Fburn%20in%20effigy. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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