Etymology
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yoni (n.)
1799, from Sanskrit, "female sexual principle as an object of veneration," literally "vulva, womb."
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landmark (n.)

Old English landmearc "object set up to mark the boundaries of a kingdom, estate, etc.," from land (n.) + mearc in its sense "object which marks a boundary or limit" (see mark (n.1)). General sense of "conspicuous object which, by its known position, serves as a guide to a traveler," originally especially an object that can be seen from sea, is from 1560s. Modern figurative sense of "event, etc., considered a high point in history" is from 1859.

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lady-love (n.)
"woman who is the object of one's affections," 1733; see lady + love (n.).
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fish-tank (n.)
1921 as an ornamental object, from fish (n.) + tank (n.).
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laughing-stock (n.)

also laughingstock; 1510s, formed by analogy with whipping-stock "whipping post," later also "object of frequent whipping" (but that word is not attested in writing in this sense until 1670s). See laughing + stock (n.1). Also in the same sense was jesting-stock (1530s), and compare gaping-stock "person or thing regarded as an object of wonder;" loathing-stock "person who is an object of general contempt" (1620s); scoffing-stock (1570s). A Latin word for it was irridiculum.

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juju (n.1)
object of religious veneration among West Africans, 1860, supposedly ultimately from French joujou "toy, plaything."
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shiny (adj.)
1580s, from shine (n.) + -y (2). As a noun meaning "a shiny object" (also "money") from 1856. Related: Shininess.
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UFO (n.)
1953, abbreviation of Unidentified Flying Object, which is attested from 1950.
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yuan (n.)
Chinese unit of currency introduced 1914, from Chinese yuan "round, round object, circle."
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paper-weight (n.)

"small, heavy object used to hold down loose papers," by 1832, from paper (n.) + weight (n.).

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