Translation of besom in Spanish:


escobón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbizəm/ /ˈbiːz(ə)m/ /ˈbɪz(ə)m/


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    (escoba hecha de ramas) escobón masculine
    • Players have brooms, known as besoms, to sweep the ice clear of snow or debris so that nothing slows the passage of the stones.
    • 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.
    • Other species of wood used include birch, which is made into besom for brooms and horse jumps and oak for rustic furniture.
    • 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.
    • Fix up that dusty broomstick from the hall closet and use it for a besom.
    • Brush in fine sand with a besom, and the grass will breathe more easily.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The event, led by the National Trust, saw crafts-people from across the country, including besom makers and stone-wallers demonstrating their traditional trades.
    • Children love to sweep up, and this small besom looks just like a grown-up one.
    • They took the besom and threw it in the stove.
    • Having finished at last, she took her besom to the door, and beat it against a stone.
    • In the past, it was used to make besoms and brooms; even baskets were sometimes fashioned from its stems.