From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscarecrowscare‧crow /ˈskeəkrəʊ $ ˈskerkroʊ/ noun [countable] TAan object in the shape of a person that a farmer puts in a field to frighten birds away
Examples from the Corpusscarecrow• A truth that waved like a scarecrow in rye: they were only Sweet Home men at Sweet Home.• He came over to the curious scarecrow, tried to talk with it gently, asked it what country it was from.• They filled the fields with tattered scarecrows.• Just like the scarecrow in the land of Oz.• Put the clothes on the scarecrow. 10.• Drop the choc seeds on the scarecrow screen. 12.• Use the axe to chop down the tree on the scarecrow screen. 15.• The scarecrow paid no attention, went on dancing.