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Carpet sweeper   /kˈɑrpət swˈipər/   Listen
Carpet sweeper

noun
1.
A cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet.  Synonym: sweeper.






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"Carpet sweeper" Quotes from Famous Books



... was out over her face, sparkling forth again after each mopping. A box arrived from a jeweler's and one from a department store. They were a pie knife and a table crumber in the form of a miniature carpet sweeper. The usual futilities with which such occasions can be cluttered and which have shaped the destinies of immemorial women into ...
— Star-Dust • Fannie Hurst

... showed me objects of interest in the room, including her new carpet sweeper, a stuffed road runner, a ship built in a bottle, and the coloured crayon portraits of herself and Uncle Henry, wearing blue clothes and gold jewellery and white collars and ecru neckties. Also, the marriage certificate. This was no mere official certificate. It was the kind that costs three dollars ...
— Ma Pettengill • Harry Leon Wilson



Words linked to "Carpet sweeper" :   cleaning implement, cleaning equipment, sweeper, cleaning device



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