What does the word broomstick mean?

Usage examples for broomstick

  1. Does he not fly through a storm on a broomstick? – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty
  2. To take an honest tally for a witch's broomstick? – A Little Wizard by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. He was rare company, and though, perhaps, he could not, like Swift, have written eloquently on a broomstick, he could always talk delightfully on any subject he chose. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow