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bumbershoot

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

First recorded in 1895–1900; bumber-, a facetious alteration of umbrella + -shoot, respelling of -chute in parachute
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