How to Pronounce besom?

Correct pronunciation for the word "besom" is [bɪsˈɒm], [bɪsˈɒm], [b_ɪ_s_ˈɒ_m].

"Besom" in context

A besom is a traditional broom, it is made from a bundle of twigs or straw and historically was used for sweeping and cleaning. The concept of a Besom dates back as far as the 16th century and can be found in both pagan and Christian culture. Besoms were also used for marriage ceremonies by jumping over the broom.

Today, Besoms are most commonly used for decorative or ritual use and are seen in modern-day witchcraft, as a ritual tool for ritual cleansing. Besoms can be used to clear a home, sacred space or work area of any negative energy.

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