Synonyms for manikin

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But each time the manikin shook his head haughtily and answered, “No!”

So Simple and the Manikin sat down by the roadside and ate together.

The tailor adapts the manikin as well as the clothes to his patron's wants.

I seemed to myself to be a puppet, a jointed figure, a manikin.

They greeted one another, and the manikin asked him where he was going.

But unseen by the king, the manikin was standing beside him when he said that, and heard all.

Then the Queen began to weep and cry, so that the manikin pitied her.

There must be no looseness, or the manikin will lean over immediately.

Is the manikin now so secure that you can sit upon it without racking it?

This is a manikin covered with a coat of mail and a shield, and set on a post.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "jointed figure used by artists," from Dutch manneken, literally "little man," diminutive of Middle Dutch man (see man (n.)). Sense and spelling often blended with mannequin.

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