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Meaning of SCARECROW

Pronunciation:  'skehr`krow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds

SCARECROW is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: bird-scarer, scarer, strawman
 See Also: effigy, image, simulacrum



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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. (Zo["o]l.) The black tern. [Prov. Eng.]

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a scarecrow in your dream indicates depression. You are going through some crisis in your life.