Do you have a broom or dust mop?
Broom, Rep. Brit.
She left the bedroom for a broom and explored the house completely, unable to find the cleaning closet.
She opened her eyes and gasped as Alex took the broom away and pulled her into the middle of the room.
She made a lunge and grabbed the broom, wielding the handle like a club.
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His eyes flashed and one hand shot out, snatching the broom from her hands.
Resting under a solitary broom bush (a kind of genista), he gave vent to his disappointment in a prayer for death.
She leaned the broom against the wall, unhappy to see the creature but feeling bad for it.
Mountain winters were always a surprise to lowlanders and easterners, where the chemistry of moisture played games that produced slush and wet snow, not the sparkling crystals so soft a broom could clear a foot-deep snowfall with a few swishes.
"Because we hid him in a broom closet until you guys left," Winston laughed.
The manufactories include rice mills, saw mills, sash, door and blind factories, shingle mills, iron works, oil refineries, broom factories and a dynamite factory.
Broom corn grows best in Woods county on the N.
Broom believes Thylacoleo to have been "a purely carnivorous animal, and one which would be quite able to, and probably did, kill animals as large or larger than itself."
Using the broom to push the grass aside, she carefully made her way back to the porch and sank into the chair.
Both surprised and horrified, she snatched the broom she'd left leaning against the counter.
She put the groceries in the back seat and sat the broom up cross ways on the floor.
Esparto grass, which grows freely in the vicinity, is the spartum, or Spanish broom, which gave the town its Roman designation of Carthago Spartaria.
It was, historically, only a personal nickname of Geoffrey, as was " Beauclerc " of his father-in-law (Henry I.) and " Curtmantel " of his son (Henry II.), and was derived from his wearing in his cap a sprig of the broom (genet) plant, "which in early summer makes the open country of Anjou and Maine a blaze of living gold."
She tossed the broom aside and felt vindicated when it bounced off the wall.
At the cabin she lifted the sack of groceries in one arm and balanced the broom in the other hand.
Brandishing the broom, she raced down the porch steps, screaming at the dog.
She retrieved the broom from the corner and started sweeping up the glass.
When my floor was dirty, I rose early, and, setting all my furniture out of doors on the grass, bed and bedstead making but one budget, dashed water on the floor, and sprinkled white sand from the pond on it, and then with a broom scrubbed it clean and white; and by the time the villagers had broken their fast the morning sun had dried my house sufficiently to allow me to move in again, and my meditations were almost uninterupted.
Suddenly something like a birch broom seemed to sweep over the squadron.
These temporary aims are like the broom fixed in front of a locomotive to clear the snow from the rails in front: they clear men's moral responsibilities from their path.
Suspecting it was a stowaway from one of the boxes, she took the broom upstairs, where most of the boxes were.
Extending the broom as far as possible, she nudged the snake gently.
To this were added from time to time the various estates scattered throughout Ross-shire - the most considerable of which were the districts around Ullapool and Little Loch Broom on the Atlantic coast, the area in which Ben Wyvis is situated, and a tract to the north of Loch Fannich - which had been acquired by the ancestors of Sir George Mackenzie (1630-1714), afterwards Viscount Tarbat (1685) and 1st earl of Cromarty (1703).
In Broom there is an explosive machanism; the pressure of the insect visitor on the keel of the corolla causes a sudden release of the stamens and the scattering of a cloud of pollen over its body.
Among the natural flora may be noted the wild olive, the lentisk (from which oil is extracted), the prickly pear, the myrtle, broom, cytisus, the juniper.
Switch plants, such as Retama Retam and broom (Cytisus scoparius), have reduced leaves and some assimilating tissue in their stems; and stomata occur in grooves on the stem.
The legend (for it is nothing more) that Tromp hoisted a broom at his mainmast-head to announce his intention to sweep the English off the sea, refers to this period.
The city is situated in an important broom-corn raising district, and has broom factories, a tile factory and planing mills.
On the land side stretch miles of sand-dunes studded with broom, and beyond, the argan forests, distinctive of southern Morocco.
- Pistil of Broom (Cytisus) consisting of ovary o, style s, and stigma t.
Next, sweep your deck with a shop broom.
Megan reached inside the door and grabbed the broom as the deer disappeared into the forest again.
Potatoes and broom corn are other valuable products.
She switched on the radio and picked up the broom.
Fueled by her own imagination, she took a swing at him with the broom.
Returning to the relative cool of the dairy, she picked up a broom.
Taking a deep breath, she lowered the groceries to the steps and retained her grip on the broom.
With a smile, she snatched them up and grabbed the broken end of a broom handle.
Carefully, she wound the twine around the broken broom handle, tying the two ends when she started on the second spool.
Broom, "On the Affinities of Thylacoleo," Proc. Linn.
One smote the threshold with an axe, another with a pestle, the third swept it with a broom - three symbols of culture (for trees were hewn down with the axe, grain pounded with the pestle, and the fruits of the field swept up with the broom) which Silvanus could not endure.
Broom, &c. Staphylaea - Bladder-Nut.
The greatest length from Cape Wrath in Sutherland to the Mull of Galloway is 274 m., and the greatest breadth from Buchan Ness to Applecross in the shire of Ross and Cromarty 154 m., but from Bonar Bridge at the head of Dornoch Firth to the head of Loch Broom it is only 26 m.
The Scottish seaboard is divided for administrative purposes into twenty-seven fishery districts, namely, on the east coast, Eyemouth, Leith, Anstruther, Montrose, Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Banff, Buckie, Findhorn, Cromarty, Helmsdale, Lybster, Wick (15); on the north, Orkney, Shetland (2); on the west, Stornoway, Barra, Loch Broom, Loch Carron and Skye, Fort William, Campbeltown, Inverary, Rothesay, Greenock, Ballantrae (10).
(5) The region of Retama (Cytisus nubigenus), a species of white-flowering and sweetscented broom, which is found as high as 11,000 ft.
On the drift-sands of France, especially in the Gironde, forests have been formed mainly of this pine; the seeds, sown at first under proper shelter and protected by a thick growth of broom sown simultaneously, vegetate rapidly in the sea-sand, and the trees thus raised have, by their wind-drifted seed, covered much of the former desert of the Landes with an evergreen wood.
Indian corn, wheat, cotton, oats and hay are the principal crops, but the variety of farm and garden produce is great, and includes Kafir corn, broom corn, barley, rye, buckwheat, flax, tobacco, beans, castor beans, peanuts, pecans, sorghum cane, sugar cane, and nearly all the fruits and vegetables common to the temperate zone; stock-raising, too, is a very important industry.
There was only a very small crop of broom corn in 1889, but in 1899 the crop was 3,565,510 lb.
Dean went to the kitchen, returning with a dustpan and whisk broom, only to be rewarded with a stern lecture on his insensitivity when he made motions to pitch the little varmint out in the snow.
She balanced the broom handle in clammy palms and slowly advanced up the steps.
Butchers Broom contains active alkaloids that have many physiological effects.
besom broom or yard broom.
A witch's broom can also be used for sweeping the floor to expose a trapdoor.
using a soft broom, sweep the vinyl flat, working out any air bubbles.
broom made of cats.
She lights a candle; takes a broom; sweeps under all the cupboards.
The giant had a broom, and was cleaning up and fixing around, diligently.
All decks will benefit from regular brushing with a good stiff broom on a frequent basis throughout the year.
The view out over the loch from our terrace is fantastic today - sparkling blue against a backdrop of a yellow broom covered hillside.
Comments: new broom honest, i'm not really thinking of the wizard of oz.
Those must have been some miracle bristles on your old broom.
broom cupboard for a reason.
broom closet " for centuries.
broom bushes which once covered the area.
broom sweeps clean ", but not too clean, we hope!
broom stick or a gun to your eye.
broom head scented with vanilla essence.
Fill in any cracks between turfs with a mixture of soil and sand - brush this in with a besom broom or yard broom.
Nobody complained of course as we were on our way home and we would have settled for a witches broom.
The long handle of a pitchfork or yard broom.
But she doesn't know the difference between a normal broom and a witches broomstick and boy, did she crash!
cabin cruiser built by Broom.
Our pride and joy is " HEART'S CONTENT ", an Ocean 34 aft cabin cruiser built by Broom.
Frank Morgan landed 2 10lb common carp, Ron Broom landed a 10lb mirror carp all on Friday night.
Pagans have been in the " broom closet " for centuries.
Just Steve Rider sitting there in a dimly lit London broom cupboard looking bored off his ass.
Benny went inside to get a dustpan and a broom.
And those of us not of broom handle stature are lazy, uneducated or just plain greedy.
indigestible carbohydrate in food, which acts like a broom to sweep out the digestive tract.
loch Broom Nr Ullapool This is a sea loch on the west coast of Scotland.
lore states that placing a broom beneath ones pillow will hoard away witches and spirits at night.
pe lesson at Broom Street School.
Broom, D. M. (1999) The welfare of vertebrate pests in relation to their management.
Black pod occurs worldwide and has the largest impact, while frosty pod and witches ' broom are restricted to tropical America.
springbok rake, an ordinary garden fork, a rake and a yard broom.
sylvan scenes; and here, on the spray of the tasseled broom, sits a little bird.
thatched with heather, broom or straw.
The broom is still as bonnie, but the " roaring waterfall " makes little noise.
witch's broom can also be used for sweeping the floor to expose a trapdoor.
The broom has finished flowering in the entrance and hedge woundwort is popping up around the site, especially in Shady Place.
The seed is now set; usually it is thoroughly mixed with a relatively large quantity of fine ashes, sand or meal, to facilitate thin and even sowing, and the surface of the bed is afterwards lightly brushed over with a broom; it is very important to avoid burying the seed at all deeply; a light covering of cloth or muslin, raised on short sticks, is often stretched over the bed.
The forests consist of several species of evergreen and deciduous oaks, " oyamel " (Abies religiosa), the arbutus or strawberry tree, the long-leaved Pinus liophylla and the short-leaved " ocote " or Pinus montezumae and the alder, with an undergrowth of elder (Sambucus mexicana), broom and shrubby heath.
Its lumber and flour mills are its largest industries, but the following are found: aerated waters and breweries, tent makers, baking-powder manufactories, box manufacturers, brick makers, broom, brushes and carriage makers, cement blocks, manufacturing chemists, chocolate and cigar manufacturers, confectionery, copper plate, cornice makers, engine builders, gas fitters, ink manufacturers, jewelry makers, lime makers, milliners, opticians, paint makers, paper-box makers, photographers, pickle makers, planing mills, pork packers, publishers, pump makers, rubber-stamp makers, sash, door and blind factories, upholsterers, ventilating manufactory, vinegar factories, foundries, wire and fence manufactories.
Wood Renton (1907), Stephen's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1908), Brett's Commentaries on the present Laws of England (1896), Broom's Commentaries on the Common Law (1896) and Brodie-Innes's Comparative Principles of the Laws of England and Scotland (vol.
The berries of Butcher 's Broom, like small, bright scarlet peas ripen in autumn.
Tools Required * Hand Tools - a springbok rake, an ordinary garden fork, a rake and a yard broom.
I pass out among her sylvan scenes; and here, on the spray of the tasseled broom, sits a little bird.
Stephen Broom led for much of one of his races but lost it on the final beat in a tacking duel to second place.
The roofs were thatched with heather, broom or straw.
Broom Vacuums: Broom vacuum cleaners are similar to upright vacuum cleaners, but don't have rollers or beaters.
Another self portrait photographing trick is to use an object, such as a stuffed animal, broom, or chair, which will stand out from the background.
Broom (Cytisus) - Beautiful shrubs, mostly from the warmer and arid hills of S. and W.
Butchers Broom (Ruscus) - These are distributed throughout Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.
They grow from the base after the style of the Butchers Broom.
Pink Broom of New Zealand (Notospartium) - N.
Spanish Broom (Spartium) - S. junceum is a S.
Ultimate Guitar: Ultimate Guitar features a healthy collection of tabs for ZZ Top's best hits and some of their lesser known gems like Dust My Broom, I Got the Six, Jesus Just Left Chicago, and Give It Up.
In general, all that's needed to keep your laminate floor looking fresh and clean is to brush over it with a soft-headed broom or brush or a slightly damp mop.
If you don't have a shop vac, a broom will do.
Tie the bag to a rake or broom handle and suspend it into a barrel or garbage can filled with water.
My floor seemed to be much cleaner when I was finished than when using a broom and a mop on it.
Purchase a child-sized broom so they can help sweep the floor.
Hide a broom, hat, cape, stuffed black cat, magic wand, etc. within the field or forest.
Sweep the floor with a good quality, fine bristle broom to remove dust, dirt, and debris.
Broom: A broom is an effective way to remove dirt without damaging the finish on the laminate flooring.
If you would prefer to avoid the mess and difficulty of manual fireplace cleaning, you may want to consider using a Cricket Ash Vac vacuum cleaner instead of using a shovel and broom combination.
An indoor broom will just not do the job justice, so be sure to get one that is durable enough for outdoor cleaning work.
You can even use your broom to wash the deck fully.
Dip a mop or broom into the mixture and apply it to the entire deck in even strokes.
Pergo floors can be wiped with a slightly damp mop, broom or a vacuum.
Shake them or beat them with a broom to remove dirt and debris.
Fiber helps push food through your digestive tract like a broom.
One player grabs the broom and holds it by the handle over his/her head.
The player is turned around a number of times, then asked to put the broom head on the ground and stand on the broom head while still holding onto the handle.
You can use a broom handle or any other long stick.
The plants are generally perennial herbs growing from a bulb or rhizome, sometimes shrubby as in butcher's broom (Ruscus) or tree-like as in species of Dracaena, Yucca or Aloe.
Some ' busses to-day carried a broom on deck like Van Tromp.
Equipment typically needed for kitchen cleaning projects includes a quality mop and pail, broom and dustpan, cleaning cloths and sponges, and other similar items.
- Twig of Butcher's Broom, Ruscus aculeatus, slightly enlarged.
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