Statuary

Stat"u*a*ry

(-*r), n.;
pl. Statuaries (-rz).
[L. statuarius, n., fr. statuarius, a., of or belonging to statues, fr. statua statue: cf. F. statuaire. See Statue.] 1. One who practices the art of making statues.
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On other occasions the statuaries took their subjects from the poets.
Addison.
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2. [L. statuaria (sc. ars): cf. F. statuaire.] The art of carving statues or images as representatives of real persons or things; a branch of sculpture. Sir W. Temple.
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3. A collection of statues; statues, collectively.
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