broom

yellow-flowered shrub growing on sandy banks, etc.; sweeping instrument, usually on long handle [often manufactured in forest woodland] (OED)
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Broom

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibers attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick. It is thus a variety of brush with a long handle. It is commonly used in combination with a dustpan. The word `broom` derives from the name of certain thorny shrubs (Genista and others) used for sweeping. The name of .....
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Broom

• (v. t.) See Bream. • (n.) 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. • (n.) An implement for sweeping floors, etc., commonly made of the p...
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Broom

(Cytisus) This group consists of about fifty deciduous and evergreen, hardy and tender shrubs that are natives of Europe, western Asia, and North Africa. Commonly known as Brooms, these shrubs come in a wide variety of sizes and forms ranging from prostrate mats to erect-growing shrubs. Their whip-like branches have few leaves and the branchlets ar...
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broom

(from the article `curling`) A distinctive part of the game is the use of a brush, or broom, to sweep the ice in front of the sliding stone. This is a tradition carried over from ...
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broom

1. <botany> A plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; especially, the Cytisus scoparius of Western Europe, which is a low shrub with long, straight, green, angular branches, mintue leaves, and large yellow flowers. 'No gypsy cowered o'er fires of furze and broom.' (Wordsworth) ... 2. An implement for s...
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broom

noun a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
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Broom

[plant] Brooms form a tribe, Genisteae, of evergreen, semi-evergreen, and deciduous shrubs in the subfamily Faboideae of the legume family Fabaceae, mainly in the three genera Chamaecytisus, Cytisus and Genista, but also in many other small genera (see box, right). These genera are all closely related and share similar characteristics of de...
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Broom

Broom noun [ Middle English brom , brome , Anglo-Saxon brōm ; akin to LG. bram , Dutch brem , Old High German brāmo broom, thorn...bush, German brombeere blackberry. Confer Bramble , noun ] 1. ...
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Broom

Broom transitive verb (Nautical) See Bream .
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broom

any of a group of flowering shrubs of the pea family.
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broom

Any of a group of shrubs (especially species of Cytisus and Spartium), often cultivated for their bright yellow flowers. (Family Leguminosae.)
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broom

any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Cytisus, of the pea family (Faba ceae), native to temperate regions of Europe and western Asia. ...
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broom

Bathroom
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Broom

Broom is Black-American slang for to walk or run
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Broom

Broom is the popular name of several allied genera of shrubs of the family Leguminosae. In Britain the name is generally applied to Cytisus scoparius, a shrub with erect, green, angled, tough spineless stems and numerous small alternate leaves which are lanceolate below and trifoliate in the upper parts of the stems. The flowers are large, yellow a...
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broom

broom, common name for plants of two closely related and similar Old World genera, Cytisus and Genista, of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). They are mostly twiggy leguminous shrubs with abundant yellow or white (in Cytisus, purple also) pealike blossoms. The common, or Scotch, broom (Cytisus s...
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broom

In plant pathology: A symptom in which lateral branches proliferate in a dense cluster on the main branch (witches'-broom).
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Broom

The surface texture obtained by stroking a broom over freshly placed concrete. A sandy texture obtained by brushing the surface of freshly placed or slightly hardened concrete with a stiff broom.
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broom

yellow-flowered shrub growing on sandy banks, etc.; sweeping instrument, usually on long handle [often manufactured in forest woodland] (OED)
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broom

[n] - any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers 2. [n] - a cleaning implement for sweeping 3. [v] - finish with a broom
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