broom tree


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Noun1.broom tree - prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe
broom - any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
Genista, genus Genista - chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom
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He sat under a broom tree and prayed for God to take his life.
This brings many of us to the broom tree experience detailed in the story of Elijah.
In despair, he sat under a broom tree and asked the Lord to end his life.
5) Jezebel threatens to kill Elijah, who retreats to the broom tree and expresses the death wish; the equivalent of Jezebel in Sword of Honour is Virginia, who has deserted Guy and has driven him into seclusion in Italy.
In Mexico, Stepp found that Mayans often use handy weeds such as broom tree (Baccharis vaccionioides) to treat an upset stomach, as well as various weeds to treat colds and respiratory problems.
As he sat under the broom tree that day in the desert, his thoughts centered on himself, and in his despair, he prayed for death All his plans had gone awry.
He stops beneath a broom tree in the desert, begs God to end his life ("This is enough, oh Lord"), then falls asleep.