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English definition of “scarecrow”

scarecrow

noun [C]     /ˈskeə.krəʊ/ US  /ˈsker.kroʊ/
a model of a person dressed in old clothes and put in a field of growing crops to frighten birds awayFarm vehicles and equipment
(Definition of scarecrow noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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