maumet

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maumet

(ˈmɔːmɪt) or

mammet

n
1. obsolete a false god; idol
2. dialect English a figure dressed up, such as a guy or scarecrow
[C13: from Old French mahomet idol, literally: the prophet Mohammed, from the belief that his image was worshipped]
ˈmaumetry n
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