What does the word idol mean?

Usage examples for idol

  1. The new arrangement was very uncomfortable and it did seem strange to be apparently without ears but she was an earnest devotee and what it pleased the idol to dictate, that she did. – The Girl and Her Religion by Margaret Slattery
  2. Each had taken a new idol whose name they were not exactly acquainted with. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. I do; I know as well as you that this is a part of the Crew Idol. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain