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mannequin

(man'i-kin) [Fr. fr. D. manneken, little man] See: manikin

man·ne·quin

, mannikin (man'i-kin)
A model, especially one with removable pieces, of the human body or any of its parts.
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Topshop said: "The mannequin has been used in stores for four years and is based on a standard UK size 10.
Without mannequins, women will find it difficult to picture how clothes will look on them - we will all be compelled to try them on.
The video captured the joy felt by the volunteer models as they witnessed their own mannequins created.
Although the dress size of the average British woman has grown from 12 to 16 in a decade, stores still display latest fashions on size 10 mannequins.
It is ironical that Mannequins wearing two-piece are placed on the roadside or inside a store, this must be stopped because firstly, it affects the children and secondly the minds of all the perverts in the society gets fuelled by them and they commit crimes on women," said Tawade.
John Jenkins is the page boy on the left of this picture of a mannequin parade at Howells just after World War II
Until now, however, there was no single hip-point mannequin on the market that satisfied all three standards and our high requirements.
A LOCAL charity set up a mannequin nativity and grotto in a bid to entertain schools and old people's homes for free in the run up to Christmas.
My 18-year-old son and his friends went inside a lingerie shop in Sahara Centre where they saw mannequins which were almost naked," a mother and university teacher told Gulf News.
Asian customers," Lacroix added, "which often represent big global labels, prefer European-looking mannequins as they have a more universal appeal".
However, Mr Al Sabbagh said scantily-clad mannequins must also be removed from shop windows because they were "unacceptable".
Resquip is the only manufacturer of the mannequins in the UK and one of only two in the world, the other being in the US.