besom

noun
be·som | \ ˈbē-zəm \

Definition of besom 

: broom sense 2 especially : one made of twigs

First Known Use of besom

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for besom

Middle English beseme, from Old English besma; akin to Old High German besmo broom

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