broom closet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n broom closet a small room for storing brooms and other cleaning equipment
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Usage

In literature:

You'll see the coffee next to the bread box, and the brooms are in the laundry closet.
"The Treasure" by Kathleen Norris
I found her in the closet where she keeps her brooms, and gave it her.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, January 10, 1917" by Various
Why, this is the broom closet.
"Fernley House" by Laura E. Richards
The broom-closet, you say, sir?
"The Ego Machine" by Henry Kuttner
You must leave no dust, and here are brooms in the closet.
"The Red City" by S. Weir Mitchell
At the end of the hall a broom closet stood with door slightly ajar.
"Penny Nichols and the Black Imp" by Joan Clark
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In news:

Downtown Bend boutique Dream Pebbles Broom Closet: A Little of This and a Little of That has moved next door, roughly doubling its space and its wares.
The sixth-ranked Bears just keep stacking more sweeps into their jam-packed broom closet, and keep tacking more wins onto their record-setting winning streak.
TOPSFIELD — Pagans around New England need to come out of the "broom closet.".
Created in 1981 in a broom closet at a local church, the Princeton Pantry serves about 250 families a month.
Knoxville, TN – It took almost ten years but the UT baseball team pulled the dusty broom out of the closet to sweep SEC East foe and 10th ranked South Carolina for the first time since 1994.
Checking the broom closet on Sunday, the Vols found catcher Javi Herrera ready to swing for a sweep .
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