Definition for Broom (-s)

broom (-s), n. [OE.] (webplay: purple, sweeping).

  1. Whisk; stirring tool; [fig.] eddy; current; air flow; swirl of wind.
  2. Brush plant; dried heather; shrub with yellow flowers; [fig.] shape; shadow; ray of light; cloud pattern.
  3. Besom; sweeper; dusting instrument; implement for cleaning; brush with a long handle.
  4. Review; critique; inspection; examination; evaluation; retrospection; recollection.
  5. Butler; steward; pantryman; custodian; cleaning man; chimney sweep; male household servant.

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