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noun 
  1. An effigy, typically made of straw and dressed in old clothes, fixed to a pole in a field to deter birds from eating seeds or crops planted there.
  2. (context, figuratively, pejorative) A tall, thin, awkward person.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: vogelverschrikker , (dialectal) vogelschrik 
  • French: épouvantail
  • German: Vogelscheuche
  • Italian: spaventapasseri
  • Spanish: espantapí¡jaros
Etymology: From scare + crow


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