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Scotch broom

noun
1.
the broom, Cytisus scoparius.
Origin of Scotch broom
1810-1820
An Americanism dating back to 1810-20
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  • Mary has just come to call on me, bringing an unkempt bouquet of Scotch broom from the garden.

    Insect Stories Vernon L. Kellogg
  • A very promising colony of them seems to have sprung up in my Scotch broom bushes.

    Insect Stories Vernon L. Kellogg
  • In the spring there was Scotch broom on the bluffs—yellow as gold, with the blue beyond.

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey

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