push broom
noun Date: 1926 a long-handled wide brush that is designed to be pushed and is used for sweeping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • push broom — push′ broom n. a wide broom with a long handle, pushed by hand and used for sweeping large areas • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • push broom — n. a wide brush pushed by means of a long handle, used for sweeping large areas …   English World dictionary

  • push broom — noun a wide broom that is pushed ahead of the sweeper • Hypernyms: ↑broom * * * noun : a brush for sweeping that has a long handle attached and is pushed * * * a wide broom with a long handle, pushed by hand and used for sweeping large areas.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • push broom — a wide broom with a long handle, pushed by hand and used for sweeping large areas. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • push broom — noun A T shaped broom that can sweep or scrub large areas …   Wiktionary

  • push broom — /ˈpʊʃ brum/ (say poosh broohm) noun a broom with a wide brush, designed to be used by pushing it …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Broom — A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibres attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick. In the context of witchcraft, broomstick is likely to refer to the broom as a whole. A smaller whisk broom or brush… …   Wikipedia

  • pushbroom — push broom n. A broom having a wide brush perpendicular to the end of a long handle, designed to be pushed in sweeping. * * * …   Universalium

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