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mannequin

(man'i-kin) [Fr. fr. D. manneken, little man] See: manikin
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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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Tyson Fury's PS80million deal with ESPN muddies the waters, especially if it jeopardises the rematch with Deontay Wilder, but the three big names of the division need to come up with some sort of schedule that is more enticing than Joshua versus a tailor's dummy.
Workers originally thought they had found a tailor's dummy - until they saw tattoos on the arms of the body.
This year's motley bunch of stitchers gathered together in the world's most glamorous sweatshop include a man who uses stones to keep his patterns flat because his hands are too big to manage fiddly pinning, a woman who had a plaster cast made of her own body to make her a personalised tailor's dummy and a lieutenant colonel who has taken his sewing machine into war zones.
On the other hand, I can't think of anyone, apart from a professional seamstress, who has a sewing machine, endless yards of cloth and a tailor's dummy hanging around.
A popular theory on the internet was that the body which landed on the ground was either a tailor's dummy or someone else.
Striking corps de ballet scenes - menacing gas-masked dancers among the ruins, celestial pilots swirling above the clouds - contrast with intimate pas de deux, including Cinderella dancing a delightful duet with a tailor's dummy that her imagination transforms into her handsome pilot.
And staff at the home are now appealing to readers who might have a tailor's dummy or mannequin to donate, to help them display the dress.
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We do not saunter through the countryside looking like a tailor's dummy - Gordon - or a stiffly upholstered sofa - Sarah.
Chris describes the "draping" method of applying calico directly on a tailor's dummy to create a toile.
But police later showed her a tailor's dummy with distinctive eyes dressed in the cagoule found in a burnt out car.