What does the word idolatry mean?

Usage examples for idolatry

  1. Said it was idolatry. – Waiting for Daylight by Henry Major Tomlinson
  2. It was just this idolatry of abstract rules which made Johnson call Bishop Percy's invaluable collection of ancient ballads " stuff and nonsense." – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
  3. But if the bottle be full of gin, the gin is bad; and if the sign be made in idolatry bad, so is the idolatry. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang