What is terminal figure?

  • (noun): (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.
    Synonyms: terminus, term

Famous quotes containing the words figure and/or terminal:

    Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.
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    All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.
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