1. (a.) Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine.

2. (a.) Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch.

3. (n.) One who is dumb.

4. (n.) A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates.

5. (n.) An imitation or copy of something, to be used as a substitute; a model; a lay figure; as, a figure on which clothing is exhibited in shop windows; a blank paper copy used to show the size of the future book, etc.

6. (n.) One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character.

7. (n.) A thick-witted person; a dolt.

8. (n.) A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car.

9. (n.) The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards.

10. (n.) A floating barge connected with a pier.

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