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  • n. Plural form of bumbershoot.

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Examples

  • In this BBC news video, a reporter with all the necessary documentation tries to visit Tiananmen Square with a cameraperson, only to find himself surrounded by umbrella-wielding goons who use their unfurled bumbershoots to block every shot the camera-person tries to catch.

    Boing Boing

  • Yes, along with an assortment of canes, that's all the store carries — hundreds of bumbershoots and parasols, ranging from $35 compacts to a $405 gold-handled Italian number festooned with showy red cabbage roses.

    Well, Isn't That Special?

  • A laugh went off in his throat like a rat-bomb, sending the last of the guests scurrying for their bumbershoots.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • The Umbrella Umbrella from calligrapher Bernard Maisner features brown fabric covered with white bumbershoots ($110; bernardmaisner. com).

    Luxury For a Little Less

  • And although the forecast called for actual bumbershoots or parkas, in Seattle style, both the Duhks and the Posies put on great sets despite, or maybe because of, the rain.

    a few of our favorite things about 2005 : festival, event | Seattle Metblogs

  • "Get out your bumbershoots -- that one'll bring rain, " somebody else said.

    The Guns Of The South

  • When Golden showers rain on the red carpet parade, it's time to break out the beautiful bumbershoots.

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • It also dawned on me that while no miniature bumbershoots were coming to me, your own end of the mess was turning into a remarkable collection of paper paraphernalia in a rainbow of colours.

    EphBlog

  • Umbrella-takers were expected to return the bumbershoots to other stores once the downpour stopped, but it didn't exactly work as planned; Bohne said this week she is ordering more because many people took the umbrellas home (though that was fine by her because the logo-covered umbrellas are their own marketing strategy).

    The Brooklyn Paper: Full articles

  • on teh upside, i rather like teh ohai teas n teh bumbershoots.

    Oh, I say! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

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