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