bird-scarer


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Noun1.bird-scarer - an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seedsbird-scarer - an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
effigy, simulacrum, image - a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"
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