What does the word statuary mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Statues, collectively considered.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A statue maker.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The art of making statues.

Usage examples for statuary

  1. The light of the moon is white like statuary. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  2. Diamond and Captain were led out into the sunshine, and stood like statuary, waiting to be bidden. – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  3. We admire the swarthy beauties of Spain; and the finest forms of statuary are often preferred in bronze. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
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