shoo-fly

shoofly

[shoo-flahy]
noun, plural shooflies.
a child's rocker having a seat supported between two boards cut and painted to resemble animals.

Origin:
1860–65, Americanism; shoo + fly2

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shoofly

noun
1. an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen 
2. a child's rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck) 
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