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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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Made this way, Mike's besoms are a world away from the cheap, imported versions found in garden centres.
Meanwhile, there is Qaiser sweeping away off Tariq Road with two besoms making more of a mess than what he had started with.
TONIGHT HOWLIN' MAT: Blues at the Bay, Cleveland Bay, Eaglescliffe KATHRYN ROBERTS & SEAN LAKEMAN: Arc, Stockton 8pm PS12.50 CASANOVA: Ku Bar, Stockton 9pm PS3adv/PS4 on the door THE BESOMS: Storytellers, Stockton 9pm free RECREATIONS: The Green Room, Stockton PS6adv/PS8 on the door, 8pm ?
May 15, 1829 - Mr Birkinshaw received PS12 for purchasing besoms for cleansing the streets.
There are also several tracks with whistle from Sarah's sons Jack and Tommy, choruses by Peter and family, including the delightful fragment 'Castleblaney Besoms'.
"I am sure that the fathers of the men I saw carrying besoms today developed a thirst as they performed the daily round and common task, and what could be drier work than rethatching those old roofs under the blazing sun?
La charge financiere qui pese sur les hopitaux en serait allegee et les ressources actuellement requises pour les soins post-avortement pourraient etre affectees a d'autres besoms de sante.
Since 1975 the farm has been leased to Shropshire Council and is now a working farm museum where visitors can see farm staff care for traditional breeds of poultry and stock, the wheelwright and blacksmith produce goods for the farm, the farrier shoes the work-inghorsesthe woodland craft workers produce besoms and rakes, and the farmer's wife churns butter by hand just as it would have been done between 1875 and 1925.
WE'VE got an awful lot of man-hating, scumbag, lying vindictive besoms in Scotland.
"Wood has been produced for craftspeople making baskets, hurdles, and birch besoms," he said.
I work the Lincolnshire Limewoods as a traditional woodland craftsman making wattle hurdles, besoms (or witches' brooms), walking sticks, gate hurdles and charcoal.
He said: ``Our work involves using the low-value timber to make value added products such as charcoal and coppice crafts such as besoms, hurdles and furniture.