push broom


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push broom

n.
A broom having a wide brush perpendicular to the end of a long handle, designed to be pushed in sweeping.

push′ broom`


n.
a wide broom with a long handle, pushed by hand and used for sweeping large areas.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.push broom - a wide broom that is pushed ahead of the sweeperpush broom - a wide broom that is pushed ahead of the sweeper
broom - a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
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