Scarecrow

Definition of Scarecrow

Scare´crow`
n.1.Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds from cornfields; hence, anything terifying without danger.
A scarecrow set to frighten fools away.
- Dryden.
2.A person clad in rags and tatters.
No eye hath seen such scarecrows. I'll not march with them through Coventry, that's flat.
- Shak.
3.(Zool.) The black tern.

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