- Children love to sweep up, and this small besom looks just like a grown-up one.
- Other species of wood used include birch, which is made into besom for brooms and horse jumps and oak for rustic furniture.
- Brush in fine sand with a besom, and the grass will breathe more easily.
- One Dorset broom maker was even making a special version of his household besom broom for the younger visitors - a Nimbus 2000, guaranteed to attract all Harry Potter fans!
- He followed this by sitting down and making a besom - a brush made from birch twigs.
- Heidi broke some straws from her besom and we lit all the candles anew.
- Provided there is not too much wind, and there are enough fire-breaks - a burn, perhaps, or a wide track to prevent the fire taking off - you can keep the blaze under control by beating it down with the besoms.
- In the past, it was used to make besoms and brooms; even baskets were sometimes fashioned from its stems.
- Fix up that dusty broomstick from the hall closet and use it for a besom.
- She realized that she had left her besom behind in the field, having forgotten it as the strange spirit had spirited her away from where the hole had been.
- The event, led by the National Trust, saw crafts-people from across the country, including besom makers and stone-wallers demonstrating their traditional trades.
- They took the besom and threw it in the stove.
- Players have brooms, known as besoms, to sweep the ice clear of snow or debris so that nothing slows the passage of the stones.
- The farmers are among the last producers of besom brooms in the country, after getting off to a flying start with the demand for traditional broomsticks sparked by the Harry Potter books and films.
- Having finished at last, she took her besom to the door, and beat it against a stone.