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.
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   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
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