Thesaurus / broomsticks

other words for broomsticks

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


In one of the scenes in the play, Ralph and his man are beaten in a brisk battle by the women of the play armed with broomsticks.

Some of them had boots, but the ones whose feet were only broomsticks or umbrellas found the open-work iron stairs very awkward.

They were all nice people; no owls, or tigers, or cross old cooks with broomsticks, or grisly bears.

Baby NightcapsFrances Elizabeth Barrow

His thin legs outlined themselves against his baggy trousers with the effect of broomsticks under cloth.

Bodin gravely recounts how witches on the Sabbath flew through the air on broomsticks.

Princes and PoisonersFrantz Funck-Brentano

There are men with shanks like broomsticks—men who survived the agonies of freezing.

Towards evening some thorns, five or six broomsticks, and ashes, are taken to the room in which the grain is stored.

But nowadays when people can really fly up in the air, not on broomsticks but on aeroplanes, it does not seem so nonsensical.

The Silent ReadersWilliam D. Lewis

A score of seductive young witches pranced in upon their broomsticks, and without dismounting surrounded the garden god.

VisionariesJames Huneker

Tunes that the old cow died of animated them: they were enchanted by melodies that now only charm the hearts of broomsticks.