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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Waxwork \Wax"work`\, n. 1. Work made of wax; especially, a figure or figures formed or partly of wax, in imitation of real beings. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An American climbing shrub (Celastrus scandens). It bears a profusion of yellow berrylike pods, which open in the autumn, and display the scarlet coverings of the seeds. [1913 Webster]