birdlime


bird·lime

noun \ˈbərd-ˌlīm\

Definition of BIRDLIME

1
:  a sticky substance usually made from the bark of a holly (Ilex aquifolium) that is smeared on twigs to snare small birds
2
:  something that ensnares
birdlime transitive verb

First Known Use of BIRDLIME

15th century

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