Origin of statued

First recorded in 1800–10; statue + -ed3
Related formsun·stat·ued, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for statued

Historical Examples of statued

  • "I' nisto' niwon (You were humming)," spoke the statued brave, but she did not understand.

    The Way of an Indian

    Frederic Remington

  • When a man is statued in bronze, does he always turn out a mulatto?

  • Anyhow, he loved this place and its seven lamps and its shrines and statued saints.

    The Lee Shore

    Rose Macaulay

  • The men in both gangs looked on from their places about the cranes and up on the beams in statued expectation.

  • All this while mademoiselle, on the floor at my feet, had neither stirred nor whispered, as rigid as the statued Virgin herself.

    Helmet of Navarre

    Bertha Runkle

British Dictionary definitions for statued


  1. decorated with or portrayed in a statue or statues
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