Stat"ue (?), n. [F., fr. L. statua (akin to stativus standing still), fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand.]

1.

The likeness of a living being sculptured or modeled in some solid substance, as marble, bronze, or wax; an image; as, a statue of Hercules, or of a lion.

I will raise her statue in pure gold. Shak.

2.

A portrait.

[Obs.]

Massinger.

 

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Stat"ue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Statued (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Statuing.]

To place, as a statue; to form a statue of; to make into a statue.

"The whole man becomes as if statued into stone and earth."

Feltham.

 

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