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bumbershoot

[buhm-ber-shoot]
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noun Informal: Often Facetious.
  1. an umbrella.
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Origin of bumbershoot

1915–20; bumber-, apparently expressive alteration of umbrella + -shoot, respelling of -chute in parachute
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