hang/burn in effigy
Definition of 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to fasten to some elevated point without support from below : suspend
: to fasten so as to allow free motion within given limits upon a point of suspension
: to adjust the hem of (a skirt) so as to hang evenly and at a proper height
: to consume fuel and give off heat, light, and gases
: to undergo combustion
: to undergo nuclear fission or nuclear fusion
: an image or representation especially of a person
: a crude figure representing a hated person
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