Origin of besom
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How to use besom in a sentence
When I had washed my foster-sister's feet I took a besom and began to sweep the floor of the house.The King of Ireland's Son|Padraic Colum
The wind favored them, and a besom of flame swept over the devoted town until over one-half of it was laid in ruins.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
They had not; but, search being made, sure enough, each husband missed a besom and a riddle.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
The notorious besom or broomstick is an instrument in the operations of witchcraft common to all the Aryan nations.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
It was seen during the months of November, December, and January, and was called "the fiery besom."