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a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

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something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

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From these materials, Armstrong reconstructs in detail a range of issues and practices, including charitable traditions such as goose clubs, the denial of extra food at Christmas in workhouses, attitudes towards work and leisure, the development of the archtype for Santa Claus in advertising, the iconography of Christmas cards and other print materials, feasts and festivals, and the development of traditions of shopping and gift-giving.
Malika Abbas works with Islamic manuscripts as her inspirations with the use of circle, square and a pattern making through an archtype.
Protagonist Sam Spade, the embodiment of the jaded, tough-as-nails private eye that has become a universal archtype in detective fiction, becomes caught up in a web of intrigue due to the womanly wiles of the mysterious Brigid O'Shaughnessy.
An archtype building is better adapted to personal use, and floor space will not be at a premium.
Halio's "The Akedah (the Binding of Isaac) in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice"; Mark Royden Winchell's "Fiedler and the New Criticism"; Daniel Schwarz's "Leslie Fiedler as Leopold Bloom"; David Ketterer's "'In [Mutant] Dreams Awake': Leslie Fiedler and Science Fiction"; Harold Schechter's "Myth, Archtype, and Chopper Chicks in Zombietown: What We've Learned from Leslie"; Irving Feldman's "Prometheus at 14"; John Barth's "The Accidental Mentor"; James M.