wax museum

  1. a museum containing wax effigies of famous persons, especially historical figures, usually in scenes associated with their lives.

Origin of wax museum

First recorded in 1950–55

Words Nearby wax museum

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How to use wax museum in a sentence

  • Colonel Halter watched the old figures sitting like figures in a wax museum, waiting, waiting.

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