Northeastern U.S. a whisk broom.
South Midland and Southern U.S. a large broom made of bound twigs or husks and used for outdoor sweeping.
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- brush aside,
- brush biopsy,
- brush border,
- brush catheter,
- brush cut,
- brush discharge,
- brush fire,
- brush flower
Origin of brush broom
An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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