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In effect both father and son became fast to the birdlime figure, when they were stung to death by ten thousand bees.

Yet this is that wherewith the world is taken, and runs mad to gaze on—clothes and titles, the birdlime of fools.

Such was Biddy Tibs; and, though possessed of no mean wealth, her avarice clung like birdlime to her.

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

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


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to birdlime, such as: adhesive, mud, plaster, sand, binder, and bond.

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