besom


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a broom made of twigs tied together on a long handle

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A birch besom was placed aslant in the open doorway of a house, with the head of the besom on the doorstone, and the top of the handle on the doorpost.
Witches didn't really fly around on brooms, but the broom, called a besom, is a tool for the high priestess.
The besom could be made alone but a cute witch would be a great decoration to add for a Halloween party.
EFFORT Use a Harry Potter-style broom or besom to lightly brush dew and dead foliage from the grass before mowing it.
The coats are a single breasted two-button notch collar with flat satin covered buttons, satin lapel with self edge, side vents, double satin besom pockets, satin trimmed breast pocket, and no sleeve buttons with telescopic sleeves.
You can brush the casts away when they are dry with a besom.
Admission free, with activities including a Pony's Paradise walk on Saturday, besom broom making, heathland food and conservation tasks.
You will have the opportunity to make a besom broom or a small hazel hurdle to take home with you.
The thin layer of top dressing should be worked in with a stiff broom or besom so that it almost disappears.
If worm casts are problematic simply use a besom broom to scatter the heaps prior to moving, to avoid smearing.
The masts and quays and gables of a river port, the backyard with a besom leaning against a brick wall, the chequer-board floors of churches--there they all were, the entire range of Dutch themes, ending in taverns where I expected to find boors carousing, and found them.
Mrs Reveley, leading trainer at the Borders course, can enjoy a profitable afternoon by landing two more races with Tom's River in the Besom Inn Handicap Chase and October Mist in the European Breeders' Fund 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle.
GORBALS MARY (Race 3) can lead all the way while BANFID BESOM (Race 4) is well-boxed.
As the troupe makes its way around the 18th hole - briefly stopping to inspect a casually thrown away besom broom used to clear the leaves, which prompts Fiona to ask "which one of you parked your broomstick here?