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besom

Curling a broom or brush used to sweep the ice in front of the stone to make it slide farther
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It dawned on her that her 11-year-old son Bill had been playing with her mobile and the cheeky wee besom had recorded himself and made it the ringtone.
5: In which sport are the terms besom, button, hog and house used?
I miss the heath, its yellow furze Molehills and rabbit tracks that lead Through besom ling and teasel burrs That spread a wilderness indeed
Davenport unlocks his word hoard--peering through cracks, we have already seen hints of its riches: chirr, besom, peplum, and pinguid.
Speakers: Shawn Good, PE, LC, LEED and Benjamin Besom, EIT, LC, Brinjac Engineering.
with the besom of destruction' and censures the government for
A stiff yard brush or a besom broom (witch's broom) is ideal.
Echoing Isaiah 14:23 ("and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction"), (41) he promises his followers, "I am the besom that must sweep the court clean of such filth" (4.
All the cobwebs of sophistry and metaphysics about State rights and State sovereignty he brushed away with a mighty besom [broom].
Matching flat-front pants with a set-on waistband, belt loops, front-zip closure and besom pockets complete Shoot the Moon's camo line.
For example, besom (broom) weddings were extremely common in eighteenth century Wales.
I also extend heartfelt thanks to Margo Harkin of Besom Productions and Yvonne Murphy and Ciaran Crossey of the Linen Hall Library Northern Ireland, Political Collection, for helping to locate research materials.