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Definition of Broom


  1. 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.
  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made of the panicles or tops of broom corn, bound together or attached to a long wooden handle; -- so called because originally made of the twigs of the broom.
  3. See Bream.

Broom Quotations

I was just another long-haired teenage kid with visions of grandeur, strumming a tennis racket or a broom in front of his bedroom mirror.
Jon Bon Jovi

Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
Mahatma Gandhi

I mean, give me a guitar, give me a piano, give me a broom and string, I wouldn't get bored anywhere.
Keith Richards

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston

It's not like I ride a broom into interviews. I don't hang upside down with a cape on.
Trent Reznor
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Broom Translations

broom in Danish is kost, fegekost
broom in Dutch is veger, bezem
broom in French is balai
broom in German is Besen, Auskehrer, Besen
broom in Italian is scopa
broom in Latin is virga
broom in Norwegian is sopelime, kost
broom in Portuguese is vassoura
broom in Spanish is escoba
broom in Swedish is kvast, ginst