birdlime definition

  • noun:
    • A sticky compound that is smeared on branches or twigs to recapture tiny wild birds.
    • Something that catches or ensnares.
    • A sticky compound smeared on branches to catch birds.
    • Time; a jail term.
    • an exceptionally adhesive viscid compound, typically manufactured from the middle bark regarding the holly, by boiling, fermenting, and cleaning it. Whenever a twig is smeared with this specific material it will probably hold tiny wild birds that may light upon it. Ergo: Everything which insnares.
    • A viscous substance prepared from the inner bark associated with the holly, Ilex Aquifolium, used for entangling little wild birds to be able to capture them, twigs becoming smeared with it at locations where wild birds resort or will probably alight.
    • a sticky adhesive that is smeared on tiny branches to fully capture little wild birds
  • verb-transitive:
    • To smear with birdlime.
    • To get with or just as if with birdlime.
    • To smear with birdlime; to capture with birdlime; to insnare.
  • verb:
    • to add birdlime to
    • scatter birdlime on branches to get birds
  • others:
    • To smear with birdlime.

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