Word:

Broom

Pronunciation: brŌm
n.1.(Bot.) A plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; esp., the Cytisus scoparius of Western Europe, which is a low shrub with long, straight, green, angular branches, minute leaves, and large yellow flowers.
No gypsy cowered o'er fires of furze and broom.
- Wordsworth.
2.An implement for sweeping floors, etc., commonly made of the panicles or tops of broom corn, bound together or attached to a long wooden handle; - so called because originally made of the twigs of the broom.
Butcher's broom
a plant (Ruscus aculeatus) of the Smilax family, used by butchers for brooms to sweep their blocks; - called also knee holly. See Cladophyll.
Dyer's broom
a species of mignonette (Reseda luteola), used for dyeing yellow; dyer's weed; dyer's rocket.
Spanish broom
See under Spanish.
v. t.1.(Naut.) See Bream.
Noun1.Broombroom - a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
2.broom - any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
3.Broombroom - common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
Verb1.broom - sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"
Synonyms: sweep
2.broom - finish with a broom
autoclave, brush, carpet sweeper, comb, currycomb, dishcloth, dishwasher, doormat, duster, dustpan, facecloth, hackle, hairbrush, handkerchief, holystone, hose, mop, napkin, pumice stone, rake, scraper, scrub brush, scrubber, serviette, sponge, sudarium, swab, toothbrush, toothpick, towel, vacuum cleaner, washboard, washer, washing machine, whisk, wisp, wringer
Browse
broody hen
Brook
Brook mint
Brook silversides
brook thistle
brook trout
Brooke
Brookite
Brooklet
Brooklime
Brooklyn
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooks
Brooks's Law
Brookside
Brookweed
-- Broom --
broom beard grass
broom closet
broom grass
broom handle
broom palm
Broom rape
broom sedge
broom snakeroot
broom snakeweed
broom tree
broom-weed
broomcorn
broomcorn millet
broomrape family
Broomstaff
Broomstick
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