Mudcat Café message #729039 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Noreen
13-Jun-02 - 06:21 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Sheath and Knife
Subject: RE: Sheath and Knife
...with "tae the broom" glossed as "make love"

There's a phrase, not used so much now: "living over the broom" or "over the brush" with someone, meaning living as man and wife without being married. Same origin?