When the meal was over the priest took a broom and swept the souls out of the house, saying, "Dear souls, ye have eaten and drunk.
All doors must be shut and each householder must kneel before his threshold with a broom and a dust-pan in his hand.
Attired in mourning, which they wear the whole day, they make a puppet of straw, clothe it in a white shirt, and give it a broom in one hand and a scythe in the other.
The green hue faded, the wild broom was grey and thin, and strange bluish-green plants grew among the bushes.
They were sitting under a sand-hill, on which little birches and broom shrubs grew.
Send for a whisk broom and bring me a parlor match, and I'll be all right.
Only the rim of calcined stones at the summit seems to have betrayed the volcanic fire of old days, except that here and there a wreath of smoke coiled away across the elms and oaks and the pleasant scrub of broom and other underwood.
With the broom they carefully swept out the crevices of the decomposed slate as it was exposed on the surface, and putting the resulting dust and fragments into the tin dish proceeded to dry blow it.
I saw claimholders turning out to work equipped only with a small broom made of twigs and a tin dish.
It is a favorite wood in Mississippi for pumplogs andbroom handles.
No other wood equalled hickory for "split brooms," the kind that swept the cabins before broom corn was known or carpet sweepers and vacuum cleaners were invented.
In Louisiana it is converted into excelsior, and in Mississippi into broom handles, and parts of agricultural implements, particularly hoppers and seedboxes.
Birch broom handles have been a commodity since the first lathe went to work on that product.
The smooth finish which may be imparted to the wood constitutes its chief value for broom handles.
I never saw a child with such influence over animals," said her mother, as Lloyd came around the house with the parrot perched on the broom she was carrying.
Then she began beating the trunk of the tree with the old broom she had been carrying.
She broke into gentle weeping, but Paulina Maria thrust a broom relentlessly into her hand.
As Barney looked up and saw the admiral signalling from the window, he came across the lawn at a trot, dragging the broom after him.
Drop that broom and salute your officer, you confounded old barnacle!
When a couple wished to marry the man secured the permission of his intended wife's owner and if he consented, a broom was placed on the floor and the couple jumped over it and were then pronounced man and wife.
Now remove the wire from the broom and sprinkle with baking soda.
The broom behind the butt Call'd the dish-clout a nasty slut: Oh!
For planting in poor, sandy or gravelly soils, or amongst stones and shingle, and where only a very limited number of shrubs could be got to grow, the Spanish Broom will be found an excellent and valuable plant.
By placing three or five plants in clump-fashion, the beauty of this Broom is greatly enhanced.
She shouldered her broom as if it had been the rifle of a giant, and trotted away to her work.
With these treasures he hastened home, and found poor Little Christmas and her broom waiting for him outside the door, for the landlady would not let her in.
You may bring your broom if you like, though,' he added, seeing a cloud come over the little face.
Before they had gone twelve paces, he had the child in one hand; and before they had gone a second twelve, he had the broom in the other.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "broom" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word. Other words: broom; brush; cleaning; device; flower; shrub; sweep; vacuum; whisk