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synonyms for birdlime

  • adhesive
  • mud
  • plaster
  • sand
  • binder
  • bond
  • concrete
  • epoxy
  • glue
  • grout
  • gum
  • gunk
  • lime
  • lute
  • mortar
  • mucilage
  • paste
  • putty
  • sealant
  • size
  • solder
  • tar
  • rubber cement
  • stickum
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How to use birdlime in a sentence

In effect both father and son became fast to the birdlime figure, when they were stung to death by ten thousand bees.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Yet this is that wherewith the world is taken, and runs mad to gaze on—clothes and titles, the birdlime of fools.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
Such was Biddy Tibs; and, though possessed of no mean wealth, her avarice clung like birdlime to her.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
The former consists of shavings from old documents, and the latter of birdlime for new converts.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
It is the birdlime with which the devil catches many a female and male soul.
GATHERINGS FROM SPAINRICHARD FORD
On the following morning we were early astir; and as soon as breakfast was over, we went regularly to work with the birdlime.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSONJOHANN DAVID WYSS
Meantime, the birdlime acted well: the pigeons alighting, stuck fast.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSONJOHANN DAVID WYSS
"Birdlime," made out of the viscid sap of certain trees, is occasionally used to capture small birds.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
They found him in a lonely part of the forest preparing birdlime, and said to him, “What are you doing, Jhore?”
SANTAL FOLK TALESA. CAMPBELL
“This bagful, your lordship,” replied Peronnik, showing the cloth-bag which he had stuffed with feathers and birdlime.
BRETON LEGENDSANONYMOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BIRDLIME

  • adhesive
  • binder
  • birdlime
  • bond
  • concrete
  • epoxy
  • glue
  • grout
  • gum
  • gunk
  • lime
  • lute
  • mortar
  • mucilage
  • mud
  • paste
  • plaster
  • putty
  • rubber cement
  • sand
  • sealant
  • size
  • solder
  • stickum
  • tar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.