Definition of manikin:
configuration, modelling, conformation, bod, physique, shape, anatomy, kind, frame, poser, manakin, signifier, class, human body, exemplar, variety, strain, form, modeling, mannequin, homunculus, fashion model, figure, sort, grade, simulation, theoretical account, pattern, role model, phase, flesh, cast, descriptor, var., variant, marionette, word form, doll, contour, chassis, example, course, build, model, mannikin, physical body, material body, framework, good example, soma.
Thus we are assured, the Glass- manikin, a benevolent elf, of about four feet in height, is never seen in anything but a little peaked broad trimmed hat, with jerkin, knee- breeches and red stockings.- "The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart", Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff.
- "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
- "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.