statuary

Part of speech: noun

Statues, collectively considered.

Part of speech: noun

A statue maker.

Part of speech: noun

The art of making statues.

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Usage examples "statuary":

  1. The light of the moon is white like statuary. - "The Story of the Trapper", A. C. Laut.
  2. Diamond and Captain were led out into the sunshine, and stood like statuary, waiting to be bidden. - "Greene Ferne Farm", 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", Lydia Maria Child.