[n] a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
agate, ball, baseball bat, bat, battledore, bauble, blocks, bust, carving, checkerboard, chessboard, club, cockhorse, cricket bat, cue, doll, doll carriage, dolly, dummy, fantoccini, figure, figurehead, figurine, gewgaw, gimcrack, gingerbread man, golf cl
\Mar`i*o*nette"\, n. [F. marionette, prop. a dim. of Marie Mary.] 1. A puppet moved by strings, as in a puppet show. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The buffel duck.