This will not prevent their ‘discovery’ after the event, but few any longer attach much importance to this tattered scarecrow .
The purpose of the scarecrow is to scare crows away from your crop, but the crows have grown wise over the years and no longer fear it.
I nod to my father and hug the red scarecrow , threatening to engulf or crush him and squeal, ‘Oh, thank you, Daddy!’
she has reduced herself to a scarecrow
The slightly upbeat, boyish, scarecrow image also appeals, effortlessly like the sort of icon from yesteryear so beloved by today's rock musicians.
If she was honest with herself her stick-thin frame did resemble that of a scarecrow , and her unruly blonde curls might be considered straw-like by some.
a gaunt little scarecrow in threadbare workhouse clothes
He was extremely tall, but he couldn't have weighed more than a hundred pounds beneath all the dirt, a shambling scarecrow of drooping skin and rags.
There is a voyeuristic car crash quality in Baker's deterioration from being the ‘James Dean of Jazz’ to the junkie scarecrow of his latter years.