whisk broom
noun Date: 1831 a small broom with a short handle used especially as a clothes brush

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whisk broom — n AmE a small stiff ↑broom used especially for brushing clothes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whisk broom — whisk′ broom n. a small short handled broom used chiefly to brush clothes • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • whisk broom — n. a small, short handled broom for brushing clothes, etc …   English World dictionary

  • whisk broom — noun a small short handled broom used to brush clothes • Syn: ↑whisk • Derivationally related forms: ↑whisk (for: ↑whisk) • Hypernyms: ↑broom * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • whisk broom — a small, short handled broom used chiefly to brush clothes. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • whisk broom — noun (C) AmE a small stiff broom (1) that you use to brush clothes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • whisk broom —   Pūlumi ehu lepo …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Whisk Broom II — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Whisk Broom II caption = Whisk Broom II sire = Broomstick grandsire = Ben Brush dam = Audience damsire = Sir Dixon sex = Stallion foaled = 1907 country = USA colour = Chestnut breeder = Senorita Stud… …   Wikipedia

  • Whisk (disambiguation) — Whisk refers to:* Whisk a kitchen utensil * Fly whisk used as a flyswatter or as regalia * Whisk broom a cleaning instrument * cooking technique …   Wikipedia

  • whisk — [[t](h)wɪsk, wɪsk[/t]] v. t. 1) to move with a rapid sweeping stroke: to whisk the dishes off the table[/ex] 2) to sweep with a whisk broom or brush 3) to draw, snatch, etc., lightly and rapidly: to whisk a child from danger[/ex] 4) to whip to a… …   From formal English to slang

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