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Noun: broom  broom or brûm
  1. A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
     
  2. Any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus, Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
     
  3. Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
    - heather, ling, Scots heather, Calluna vulgaris
Verb: broom  broom or brûm
  1. Collect or move dirt by moving a brush, hand, etc. in contact with a surface
    - sweep
     
  2. Finish with a broom

Derived forms: broomed, brooms, brooming

Type of: bush, cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement, finish, heath, pass over, shrub, wipe

Part of: Calluna, genus Calluna, Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae

Encyclopedia: Broom, South Yorkshire