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.