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broomstick

noun [C] uk   /ˈbruːm.stɪk/ /ˈbrʊm-/ us  
a broom made of sticks: In children's books, witches are often shown riding broomsticks.Equipment used for cleaning the long handle of a broomPoles, rods, shafts and sticks
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