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Sophia lay upon the bare floor beneath the ikon, fast asleep.

A bit of fish, too, fried, sir—even if it was only them ikon Sammy Langs.

Or I see the ikon is out of order, and I set it to rights, or pour in some oil.

He rose hastily from his seat, faced the ikon and began to pray.

Yudushka rose from his seat, faced the ikon and offered up a prayer.

Almost all of them had a cross on the chest, or an ikon in hand.

Often, indeed usually, an ikon of the Virgin now occupies the sacred corner.

The plan was to burn the ikon and to sell the precious stones with which it was covered.

He took his ikon from his breast, kissed it, and bent his head over it a moment.

The ikon was there, treasured to the last; but the heart no longer beat.

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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