BROOM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BROOM
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broom
 n.  a long-handled brush of bristles or twigs, used for sweeping
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  The snow was light, and with her broom she soon swept a path all round the garden, for Beth to walk in when the sun came out and the invalid dolls needed air.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
2  Jo nodded and laughed, and flourished her broom as she called out.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
3  With that, Jo shouldered her broom and marched into the house, wondering what they would all say to her.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
4  "Now let's fly round, and do double duty today, so that we can play tomorrow with free minds," said Jo, preparing to replace her pen with a broom.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
5  But in all vessels this broom business is the prescriptive province of the boys, if boys there be aboard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
6  The little negro girl who worked Madame Lebrun's sewing-machine was sweeping the galleries with long, absent-minded strokes of the broom.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XII
7  The officer spoke of the regiment as if he referred to a broom.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
8  Some part of the woods needed sweeping, perhaps, and he merely indicated a broom in a tone properly indifferent to its fate.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
9  As she swept the staircase, she paused, remained standing there motionless, forgetful of her broom and of the entire universe, occupied in gazing at that star which was blazing at the bottom of her pocket.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES
10  As he strode over a gutter, he apostrophized a bearded portress who was worthy to meet Faust on the Brocken, and who had a broom in her hand.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
11  There may be kindness in the broom.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II—GAVROCHE ON THE MARCH
12  This chamber was not one of those which are harassed by the feather-duster, the pope's head brush, and the broom.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—THE LOWER CHAMBER
13  Clearly no broom had yet touched the place, for there remained traces of the previous night's dinner and supper in the shape of crumbs thrown over the floor and tobacco ash on the tablecloth.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
14  Suddenly something like a birch broom seemed to sweep over the squadron.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
15  These temporary aims are like the broom fixed in front of a locomotive to clear the snow from the rails in front: they clear men's moral responsibilities from their path.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  There's a broom cupboard under the stairs.
2  The new broom was supposed to improve the way the department is managed, but things have been worse than ever since she arrived.