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Definition of 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.
Not birdlime or Idean pitch produce A more tenacious
mass of clammy juice. --Dryden.
Note: Birdlime is also made from mistletoe, elder, etc.
Birdlime Bird"lime`, v. t.
To smear with birdlime; to catch with birdlime; to insnare.
When the heart is thus birdlimed, then it cleaves to
everything it meets with. --Coodwin.
Meaning of Birdlime from wikipedia
or bird lime is an adhesive substance
used in trapping
birds. It is spread
on a branch
or twig, upon which
a bird may land and be caught. Its...
in this genus
as catchbirdtrees, birdcatcher trees
or birdlime trees because
birds. The sticky seeds
to be an...
- lime, a soil additive containing calcium carbonate
and other ingredients Birdlime
, a sticky substance spread
to trap small birds Calcium
umbellifera, commonly known
as the birdlime
tree or bird catcher
tree, is a species
in the Nyctaginaceae
family. It grows throughout
- long stick daubed
that is manually placed
over the bird to cause
to get stuck. The sale and use of birdlime
in many jurisdictions...
- (apparently) absent, Birdlime succeeds
to the Earl; he is ardent
for her, but she puts him off. She condemns Birdlime
as a panderess...
- ****an and China. In Indonesia, adults
, then fried
in oil as a delicacy. Images
to get stuck. Birdlime performed better
than anything previously
tested, but it was still
not good enough. Macrae's tin of birdlime
was botanically described
in 1784. Ilex integra
is an ingredient
, and is also sometimes planted
tree. Ilex integra
- "together" (còmhla), "little bird" (bigean/bigein) This article incorporates
text from "Dwelly's [Scottish] Gaelic
Dictionary" (1911). Birdlime Heligoland
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