waxworks

[ waks-wurks ]
/ ˈwæksˌwɜrks /

noun, plural wax·works.(usually used with a singular verb)

an exhibition of or a museum for displaying wax figures, ornaments, etc.

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Origin of waxworks

First recorded in 1690–1700; wax1 + work + -s3
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