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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BIRDLIME

Upon inquiry, however, he found that no birdlime was to be had.

He described the merits of deadfalls, snares, steel traps, and birdlime.

The hazels are all down, and the hollies pounded into birdlime.

It is the birdlime with which the devil catches many a female and male soul.

The flies seem an Egyptian plague, and get mortised into the oily butter, which holds them like birdlime.

Your books are birdlime to him, however; he hovers about the house to obtain a volume when others have done with it.

From this it would appear, that fowlers stood behind trees, and used reeds tipped with birdlime, for the purpose of taking birds.

Family pride was a kind of birdlime with old Dalton, and if he but touched, he could not leave it.

Every day boys were to be seen walking along the roads and by the hedges and ditches, catching dragonflies with birdlime.

The former consists of shavings from old documents, and the latter of birdlime for new converts.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.