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  • 1 Scarecrow — bezeichnet: Scarecrow (Comicfigur), Comicfigur den Originaltitel des US amerikanischen Films Asphalt Blüten (1973) The Scarecrow bezeichnet: The Scarecrow (1920), US amerikanischer Slapstick Film von Edward F. Cline und Buster Keaton …

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  • 2 Scarecrow — Scarecrow  англ. пугало. «The Scarecrow»  концептуальный альбом метал проекта Avantasia. «Scarecrow»  песня британской рок группы Pink Floyd. «Scarecrow» альбом кантри певца Гарта Брукса. См. также Пугало (значения) …

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  • 3 Scarecrow — Scare crow , n. 1. Anything set up to frighten crows or other birds from cornfields; hence, anything terifying without danger. [1913 Webster] A scarecrow set to frighten fools away. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A person clad in rags and tatters.… …

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  • 4 scarecrow — [sker′krō΄] n. 1. anything set up in a field to scare birds away from crops, usually a figure of a man made with sticks, old clothes, etc. 2. anything that frightens one but is actually not harmful 3. a person who looks or is dressed like a… …

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  • 5 scarecrow — 1550s, from SCARE (Cf. scare) (v.) + CROW (Cf. crow). Earliest reference is to a person employed to scare birds. Stick figure sense is implied by 1580s …

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  • 6 scarecrow — ► NOUN ▪ an object made to resemble a human figure, set up to scare birds away from a field where crops are growing …

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  • 7 Scarecrow — Scarecrows in a rice paddy in Japan For other uses, see Scarecrow (disambiguation). A scarecrow is, essentially, a decoy, though traditionally, a human figure (or mannequin) dressed in old clothes and placed in fields by farmers to discourage… …

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  • 8 Scarecrow (Oz) — Infobox character colour = blue name = The Scarecrow caption = Cover of The Scarecrow of Oz (1915) by L. Frank Baum; illustration by John R. Neill. first = The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) last = arguable cause = nickname = alias = Chang Wang… …

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  • 9 Scarecrow — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Scarecrow signifie épouvantail en anglais. Scarecrow est le titre original du film américain L Épouvantail, réalisé par Jerry Schatzberg en 1973.… …

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  • 10 Scarecrow — Para la canción de My Chemical Romance, véase S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W. Scarecrow Título Espantapájaros Ficha técnica Dirección Jerry Schatzberg Producción …

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  • 11 scarecrow — scarecrowish, scarecrowy, adj. /skair kroh /, n. 1. an object, usually a figure of a person in old clothes, set up to frighten crows or other birds away from crops. 2. anything frightening but not really dangerous. 3. a person in ragged clothes.… …

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  • 12 scarecrow — UK [ˈskeə(r)ˌkrəʊ] / US [ˈskerˌkroʊ] noun [countable] Word forms scarecrow : singular scarecrow plural scarecrows an object in the shape of a person that farmers put in their fields to frighten birds away …

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  • 13 scarecrow — [[t]ske͟ə(r)kroʊ[/t]] scarecrows N COUNT A scarecrow is an object in the shape of a person, which is put in a field where crops are growing in order to frighten birds away …

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  • 14 scarecrow — noun Date: 1573 1. a. an object usually suggesting a human figure that is set up to frighten birds away from crops b. something frightening but harmless 2. a skinny or ragged person …

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  • 15 scarecrow — noun /ˈskɛə.krəʊ,ˈskɛr.kroʊ/ a) 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. b) A tall, thin, awkward person …

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  • 16 scarecrow — Synonyms and related words: Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolf man, baboon, bag, blemish, blot, bogey, bogeyman, bugaboo, bugbear, bust, carving, dog, doll, dolly, dummy, eyesore, fantoccini, fee faw fum, figure, figurehead, figurine, fright, frightener …

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  • 17 scarecrow — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. malkin, straw man. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person wearing ragged or tattered clothing: ragamuffin, tatterdemalion. See BETTER, RICH …

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  • 18 scarecrow — scare|crow [ˈskeəkrəu US ˈskerkrou] n an object in the shape of a person that a farmer puts in a field to frighten birds away …

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  • 19 scarecrow — scare|crow [ sker,krou ] noun count an object in the shape of a person that farmers put in their fields to frighten birds away …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 scarecrow — n. large stuffed figure in the form of a man which is used to frighten birds away from crops …

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