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English → English (WordNet) Definition: birdlime birdlime n : a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds [syn: lime] v : spread birdlime on branches to catch birds [syn: lime]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Birdlime Birdlime \Bird"lime`\, n. [Bird + lime viscous substance.] An extremely adhesive viscid substance, usually made of the middle bark of the holly, by boiling, fermenting, and cleansing it. When a twig is smeared with this substance it will hold small birds which may light upon it. Hence: Anything which insnares. [1913 Webster] Not birdlime or Idean pitch produce A more tenacious mass of clammy juice. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Note: Birdlime is also made from mistletoe, elder, etc. [1913 Webster] Birdlime \Bird"lime`\, v. t. To smear with birdlime; to catch with birdlime; to insnare. [1913 Webster] When the heart is thus birdlimed, then it cleaves to everything it meets with. --Coodwin. [1913 Webster]


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