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shoofly

[ shoo-flahy ]
/ ˈʃuˌflaɪ /
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noun, plural shoo·flies.

a child's rocker having a seat supported between two boards cut and painted to resemble animals.

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Origin of shoofly

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; shoo + fly1
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