birdlime

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bird + lime.

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Noun[edit]

birdlime (uncountable)

  1. A sticky substance smeared on branches to catch birds.
  2. (rhyming slang) Time; a jail term, the serving of a prison sentence.

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Verb[edit]

birdlime (third-person singular simple present birdlimes, present participle birdliming, simple past and past participle birdlimed)

  1. (transitive) to add birdlime to

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