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bumbershoot

[buhm-ber-shoot] /ˈbʌm bərˌʃut/
noun, Informal: Often Facetious.
1.
an umbrella.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; bumber-, apparently expressive alteration of umbrella + -shoot, respelling of -chute in parachute
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  • He's a dressed in bowler hat, and little white gloves, and hardly ever without his bumbershoot.

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