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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ICON

Icon well remarks that we are much in the power of our contributors.

She crossed herself, kissed the icon, and handed it to Andrew.

The crowd round the icon suddenly parted and pressed against Pierre.

Well, he took that icon home with him for a few days and what did he do?

This was the icon that had been brought from Smolensk and had since accompanied the army.

Every so often she looked up to see the icon of the desert saint staring at her.

From the shadows along the wall, the icon of Saint Simon stared at her.

I was ordered to answer it; and opposed the Iconoclast to his Icon.

In one corner, a lamp burned before an icon in a gold frame.

John Bauden, bishop, and author of "Icon Basilike," has a monument.

WORD ORIGIN

also ikon, 1570s, "image, figure, representation," from Late Latin icon, from Greek eikon "likeness, image, portrait," related to eikenai "be like, look like," of unknown origin. Eastern Church sense is attested from 1833. Computing sense first recorded 1982.

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