crowkeeper

noun
crow·​keep·​er | \ ˈkrō-ˌkē-pər How to pronounce crowkeeper (audio) \

Definition of crowkeeper

dialectal, England
: a person employed to scare off crows

First Known Use of crowkeeper

1562, in the meaning defined above

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“Crowkeeper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crowkeepers. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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