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fågelskrämma

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fågel (bird) +‎ skrämma (to scare), used since 1733.

NounEdit

fågelskrämma c

  1. a scarecrow; device to scare off birds
    • 1861, Hagberg, translation of Shakespeare's "Taming of the shrew", IV, 3, Katherine speaking
      Jag skall väl icke bli en fogelskrämma?
      Belike you mean to make a puppet of me.

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