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1. A child's rocker having the seat built between two flat sides cut in the shape of an animal.
2. Slang An undercover police officer who checks on the honesty and performance of other police officers.
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n., pl. -flies.
a child's rocker having a seat supported between two boards cut and painted to resemble animals.
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|Noun||1.||shoofly - an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
|2.||shoofly - 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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