besom

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noun be·som \ˈbē-zəm\

Definition of besom

  1. :  broom 2; especially :  one made of twigs

Origin and Etymology of besom

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


First Known Use: before 12th century


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