Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as whisk, n., 1.

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Examples

  • When the number reaches eight he aims a spurt from his chaw and prepares to take his whisk-broom to the rubber slab.

    Underworld

  • When the number reaches eight he aims a spurt from his chaw and prepares to take his whisk-broom to the rubber slab.

    Underworld

  • When the number reaches eight he aims a spurt from his chaw and prepares to take his whisk-broom to the rubber slab.

    Underworld

  • Everything obvious was sparkling clean; the only cobwebs in this chamber were higher than a tall man could reach with a whisk-broom, up among the carved ceiling beams.

    With a Single Spell

  • The early spring foal teetered unsteadily on bandy legs, its whisk-broom of a tail rotating wildly for balance.

    This Calder Sky

  • The early spring foal teetered unsteadily on bandy legs, its whisk-broom of a tail rotating wildly for balance.

    This Calder Sky

  • The early spring foal teetered unsteadily on bandy legs, its whisk-broom of a tail rotating wildly for balance.

    This Calder Sky

  • The early spring foal teetered unsteadily on bandy legs, its whisk-broom of a tail rotating wildly for balance.

    This Calder Sky

  • The Space-Scourge bore the device of a mailed fist clutching a comet by the head; it looked more like a whisk-broom than a scourge.

    Space Viking

  • The most silent creature known to me, he makes no sound, so far as I have observed, save a diffuse, impatient noise, like that produced by beating your hand with a whisk-broom, when the farm-dog has discovered his retreat in the stone fence.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866

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