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Usage examples for broom

  1. Her attitude was that of a housemaid pursuing the cat with the broom. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  2. You have no gun- you've nothing but an old broom. – Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe by David Cory
  3. Report to Mr. McIlvaine for a broom." – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  4. I couldn't have made a greater sweep with the handle of the broom. – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  5. In a few minutes Bet and Kit came running back, each with a large broom. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  6. Come on Kit, let's go over and buy a broom. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  7. When mother comes she will be cross if you have not finished the broom. – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook
  8. I thought The New Broom would be a good title. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  9. His neck, just behind the jaws, was nearly the size of a broom- handle, which meant a long, hard length curved out in the ferns behind. – Roof and Meadow by Dallas Lore Sharp
  10. Then try balancing a whole broom, or a chair. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  11. In about half an hour I returned; they had left the road, but I found then behind the broom clump, where the animals stood. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  12. Certain it is, he made his appearance at the very door where Harry was now sitting, in miserable plight, wet, dirty, and half starved; and there he met Harry, who took a fancy to him, and Harry's grandmother, who drove him off with a broom. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  13. How dare you rush out in that way with Sarah's heart- broom? – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  14. In a case like this, continued Carrington, when one is called in weeks too late and the household broom and scrubbing brush and garden rake have removed most of the possible clues, and witnesses' recollections have developed into picturesque legends, it is better to rouse as few expectations as possible, since it is probably impossible to find anything out. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
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