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Synonyms for broomstick

the handle of a broom

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"What!" said the Broomstick, "do you consider the hands of a housewife intellectual?"
And Hannibal, the largest lion in captivity, with all his teeth, captured out of the jungle after he was full-grown, a veritable king of beasts, before the menacing broomstick in the hand of a sliver of a man, backed deeper and more crumpled together into the corner.
They were scarcely started a fifth of the way of the distance, when the waiting broomstick rapped on his nose and made him sink it in the floor under his chest and cover it again with his paws.
And the great lion lay and roared in helplessness, and at each prod exposed his nose more and lifted it higher, until, at the end, his red tongue ran out between his fangs and licked the boot resting none too gently on his neck, and, after that, licked the broomstick that had administered all the punishment.
When his touring in Switzerland is finished, he does not throw that broomstick away, but lugs it home with him, to the far corners of the earth, although this costs him more trouble and bother than a baby or a courier could.
But Bazin, still the servant of a musketeer, when once the blood mounted to his fat cheeks, seized a broomstick and began belaboring Blaisois, saying:
But--would your worship believe it?--my broomstick hath strangely disappeared, stolen, as I suspect, by that unhanged witch, Goody Cory, and that, too, when I was all anointed with the juice of smallage, and cinquefoil, and wolf's bane"
Muldoon's broomstick, in a corner, to tempt the burglar.
An honest woman is no better in his eyes than one of your broomstick jumpers.
An old woman who seems to have been flying into town on a broomstick, every now and then.
Somebody is going to touch you, with a broomstick, if you don't stop snivelling.
Pearce with a broomstick. At the end of six months you shall go to Buckingham Palace in a carriage, beautifully dressed.
They brandished broomsticks, stirred cauldrons and cast spells - or did they?
"We just ran at them saying, 'Get off her now!' and grabbed broomsticks which were next to us.
After 'Mary Poppins,' there was 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks'