carpet sweeper


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carpet sweeper

n.
A device used to clean rugs and floors, consisting of a metal or plastic box equipped with rotating brushes and pushed by means of a long handle.

car′pet sweep`er


n.
a long-handled implement for removing dirt and lint from rugs and carpets, consisting of a metal case enclosing one or more rotating brushes.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.carpet sweeper - a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpetcarpet sweeper - a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
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