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synonyms for broomsticks

  • beanstalk
  • broomstick
  • hatrack
  • stick
  • string bean
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How to use broomsticks in a sentence

I don't doubt they have many a nice airing together on broomsticks.
THE PRINCESS AND CURDIEGEORGE MACDONALD
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
His thin legs outlined themselves against his baggy trousers with the effect of broomsticks under cloth.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
In the castle they had "let in the womenfolk" who had ruled for three days with torrents of water and broomsticks.
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
Laughing witches in red cutty sarks ride through the air on broomsticks.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
Scarce a house was left standing; the trees were naked; the graceful palms were mere ragged broomsticks stuck aslant in the earth.
SAVAGE ISLANDBASIL C. THOMSON
Lane kneeled, his thin trousers hanging over his slender shanks like cloth over broomsticks.
KING SPRUCE, A NOVELHOLMAN DAY
It is to him every whit as monstrous as the old stories of the witches riding on broomsticks.
REAL GHOST STORIESWILLIAM T. STEAD
The witches, mounted on goats and broomsticks, flock to desolate heaths and hills to hold high revel with their devil.
DEVIL STORIESVARIOUS
The Affghans are contemptible in the plains, generally speaking; but numbers become formidable, even if armed with broomsticks.
TWELVE YEARS OF A SOLDIER'S LIFE IN INDIAW. S. R. HODSON
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