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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a broom made of twigs tied around a stick

    The grocer told me to pass the besom at the greengrocers while I was weighing the fruit.

    Submitted by rudrakshi from United Kingdom on 07/02/2013

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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