A ritualistic broom. Usually used for sweeping away negative energy.
I swept the room with my Besom.
by LAM August 23, 2003
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n.,Scots: A pernicious or recalcitrant woman.
When I asked the chip shop lassie for extra chips the wee besom told me to fuck off!
by Freddy Hitler November 11, 2003
A woman of low moral standing; a hussy or a prostitute.
Thon yins a right wee besom.
by Andi L October 06, 2006