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Birdlime   Listen

A sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds.  Synonym: lime.

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"Birdlime" Quotes from Famous Books

... office had long been expected, is evident from the number of hoards discovered, which the unfortunate employes had saved up against the rainy day arrived. The routing-out of this conglomeration was only equalled in trouble by the removal of the birdlime with which the various benches were covered, and which adhered with most pertinacious obstinacy, in spite of every effort to get rid of it. From one of the wicker baskets used for the purpose of receiving the ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, August 21, 1841 • Various

Words linked to "Birdlime" :   adhesive, spread out, scatter, lime, spread, adhesive material, adhesive agent

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