Broomstick



the long slender handle of a broom.
Contemporary Examples

Handcuffs, Ropes, and an Open Window: How I Escaped an Unthinkable Childhood Genyfer Spark January 28, 2012
Miley Cyrus, Walter White, Oprah: Your Pop Culture Halloween Costume Guide Kevin Fallon October 20, 2013
Salman Rushdie: Pakistan’s Deadly Game Salman Rushdie May 1, 2011

Historical Examples

The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume III (of X) – Great Britain and Ireland I Francis W. Halsey
Taxidermy Leon Luther Pray
The Celt and Saxon, Complete George Meredith
One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
The Lilac Lady Ruth Alberta Brown
Visionaries James Huneker

noun
the long handle of a broom

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