[broom-stik, broo m-]
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Origin of broomstick

First recorded in 1675–85; broom + stick1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of broomstick

Historical Examples of broomstick

  • The piece of broomstick or shovel-handle is cut 22 inches in length.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats

    Raymond Francis Yates

  • The body of this submarine is formed by a part of a broomstick or shovel-handle.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats

    Raymond Francis Yates

  • Nail this on a short piece of broomstick and square ends of hair with scissors.


    Leon Luther Pray

  • Just jumped the broomstick and goes to living with somebody else I reckon.

  • I reckon they fancy I should mount the broomstick and fly through the chimney, if they did.

    One Snowy Night

    Emily Sarah Holt

British Dictionary definitions for broomstick


  1. the long handle of a broom
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