street-sweeper love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which sweeps the streets; specifically, a machine provided with brushes and scrapers for removing dust, mud, etc., from the streets.

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Examples

  • No one, not even a street-sweeper, much less a wealthy merchant, should ever look upon the works of a Mage with anything other than the deepest and most profound gratitude, a gratitude all-important and all-encompassing.

    Tran Siberian

  • Mark had a pretty tough life, lost his job as a skilled engineer because of his union activity, ended up as a street-sweeper, but never lost his sense of humour, his ability to see the best in people.

    Sara is dead. Facing death: I look, instead of passing by.

  • Among his disguises were a cart-pusher, a Gestapo SS officer, a nun (top row), a street-sweeper, a one-eyed peddler, and a mailman (bottom row).

    Archive 2009-03-22

  • Note that the goon with the Chicago street-sweeper is left-handed.

    Comic Sins: The Guardian again – The Bleat.

  • Danny had learned to unlock this kind of lock long before the kid taught him about the nail and the street-sweeper bristle.

    The Cure for Modern Life

  • The easiest way was to push on the street-sweeper bristle, then pull it out, then put it in the keyhole again, and out.

    The Cure for Modern Life

  • The easiest way was to push on the street-sweeper bristle, then pull it out, then put it in the keyhole again, and out.

    The Cure for Modern Life

  • Danny had learned to unlock this kind of lock long before the kid taught him about the nail and the street-sweeper bristle.

    The Cure for Modern Life

  • Danny had learned to unlock this kind of lock long before the kid taught him about the nail and the street-sweeper bristle.

    The Cure for Modern Life

  • The easiest way was to push on the street-sweeper bristle, then pull it out, then put it in the keyhole again, and out.

    The Cure for Modern Life

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