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  • n. Plural form of broom.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of broom.


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  • The Harry Potter books: Who can resist the lure of Quidditch – I mean the notion of any sport played on airborne brooms is pretty cool.

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  • A boy playing a harp; a man with an accordion and a terrible, patchy little animal; a woman selling straw brooms from a basket strapped to her back, making a giant fan behind her head; a colored man singing in a pink suit and black shoes with pink spats; and tired women who look like women Lillian would have known at home in Turov, smiling at the song, or the singer.

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  • Buy on of those straw brooms from the vendors along the highway.

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  • Among the brooms was a Landlouper carpet that we recognized.

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  • Director of community services Harry Weilage, who good-naturedly acknowledged he was often known as a man with vision, said he wasn't sure if the brooms were a sign.

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  • Players wield "brooms" — wooden, aluminum or graphite shafts with a rubber striking surface at one end.

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  • Participants are asked to bring their own gloves and plastic trash bags, and basic cleaning tools such as brooms if they can.

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  • With terms like "eight-ender" and "hog line" and equipment such as brooms and stones, curling more often than not was the subject of punch lines for American audiences and usually only ended up on late-night highlight shows.

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  • Between Galileo and Newton, astonomers sought numerologic patterns and epicycles, thought of gravity as "brooms" that sweep the planets, and so on, thrashing about for a paradigm that explained all of the known facts.

  • Please bring tools that might be helpful, such as brooms, whisk brooms, grass scissors and putty knives. Latest Headlines


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