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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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Within a year, if there were no pregnancies or the couple was incompatible, "by jumping backwards over the besom the marriage was broken.
Tape the witch's arms securely to the broom, and prop her up for everyone to see as she flies around on her own traditional besom broomstick.
Although a number of the songs included in it had been collected by Broadwood herself, and others were reprinted from such published sources as Sumner' s The Besom Maker, Mason's Nursery Rhymes and Country Songs, (90) and Burne's Shropshire Folk-Lore, the bulk had been gathered by correspondents.
Bodgers usually had special skills in working with green wood, such as making besom brooms and spoons.
If the lawn is littered with worm casts, use a besom or brush to brush them away or spread them evenly over the lawn.
Richard Kalski, Wayne Bizer, Kenneth Karp, Marc Besom and Lee Klein; TLC Laser Eye Centers at Minneapolis and Milwaukee, under Dr.
Ensure that you don't smother the grass by brushing it into the surface - a besom (witches) broom is ideal for the job.
Intead, prevent the problem by sweeping the grass with a stiff brush or besom before mowing.
When you slip into Coldstream for the 1513 dinner, confidence bolstered by a nip or two in The Besom, you can bad-mouth the Borderers at the Legion Club before hurrying back across the Tweed to safety on its southern shore.
From besom brooms to whistles, chair and bench making to baskets, there will be many traditional skills and products on view.
Rod and Natasha make stools, chairs, besom brooms - in fact anything that can be fashioned from small-diameter timber.
These are just a few: Magical Clean Up After arguments, restore a peaceful atmosphere by sweeping through your rooms with a besom broom,made of twigs.