Pronunciation: (ef'i-jē), [key]
1. a representation or image, esp. sculptured, as on a monument.
2. a crude representation of someone disliked, used for purposes of ridicule.
3. in effigy, in public view in the form of an effigy: a leader hanged in effigy by the mob.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.