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a person used or controlled by others

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a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

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a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

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a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body

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I remember him showing how human hands could be used as puppets so, naturally, I started drawing on my hands and experimenting with facial expressions while using my hands as puppets.
Following the tragedy of the Palm Sunday attacks, the "Allenby Puppets parade" has been dedicated to send dolls representing terrorism up in flame.
This is a design copy of the Handspring Puppet Company [of South Africa]'s War Horse puppets.
QUETTA -- Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) in collaboration with Azadi Train here on Monday organized a puppet show to entertain children at Railway Station.
LAHORE -- A puppet show organised by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), National Puppet Theatre on Saturday here at Railway Station and entertained the visitors of Azadi Train.
The puppets would be ensconced in Ma's Cafe plotting to spring aforementioned felon from the nick.
The puppets have been created specifically for speech therapists and kindergarten teachers who work every day to improve the pronunciation and vocabulary of the children under their care.
Children can have lots of fun playing with puppets, while they are being taught the national curriculum core subjects of design and technology, science and literacy.
Several Thatcher puppets were made by Spitting Image creators Roger Law and Peter Fluck for the show which ran for 12 years during the 1980s and 1990s.
Tracing "curious genetic links, hidden bloodlines" (5), Gross's free-flowing narrative sets out to demonstrate how essential and important a part the puppet theater as an institution and puppets as objects/not-objects have been in our culture--a term that for once does not denote merely Anglophone countries or the western hemisphere.
OTHER exhibitions to enjoy include: Discover more about the fabulous world of masks and puppets in a fascinating new exhibition at the Museum of Hartlepool at Hartlepool's Maritime Experience.
While he considers advocacy to be his duty, puppets are his passion.
Puppets can argue the merits or follies of our own cultures, be provocative to generate discussion, and address sensitive political topics that people are hesitant to acknowledge in polite company.
Yet the survival of the traditional puppetry of Rajasthan means the survival of stories and ways of storytelling, of Rajasthan's kathputli or wooden puppets, of the techniques of manipulating puppets on two to eighteen strings with bare fingers, and of unique figures like the magician juggling with his own head.
The Scrivener then mentions the possibility of an additional pleasure: 'if the puppets will please anybody', he promises, 'they shall be entreated to come in' at the end of the play (induction 131-2, emphasis added).