from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A broom having a wide brush perpendicular to the end of a long handle, designed to be pushed in sweeping.

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  • n. A T-shaped broom that can sweep or scrub large areas

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wide broom that is pushed ahead of the sweeper


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  • One of my ex-regulars, a building maintenance worker, was leaning against a push broom in his dark green uniform.

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