Definition of waxwork
1 : an effigy in wax usually of a person
2 waxworks plural in form but singular or plural in construction : wax museum
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For us, the Age of Discovery is long gone and, for the most part, so are old-fashioned historical epics, other than the occasional Chinese extravaganza or one of those international waxworks with clashing accents.
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