emblem

Part of speech: noun

A flgurative representation; symbol.

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Usage examples "emblem":

  1. 3. This emblem is a lotus, not a rose flower. - "Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official", William Sleeman.
  2. What other sense can the emblem bear? - "James VI and the Gowrie Mystery", Andrew Lang.
  3. The procession was headed by municipal officers and soldiers, and as an emblem of law and justice a wretched criminal was driven along with blows. - "Rome", Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson.