lime-twig

noun
\ ˈlīm-ˌtwig How to pronounce lime-twig (audio) \

Definition of lime-twig

1 : a twig covered with birdlime to catch birds
2 : snare

First Known Use of lime-twig

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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