bird lime


bird lime
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  • bird-lime — birdˈ lime noun 1. A sticky substance put on tree branches to catch birds 2. See also ↑bird (n) above • • • Main Entry: ↑bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird|lime — «BURD LYM», noun, verb, limed, lim|ing. –n. a sticky substance smeared on twigs to catch small birds that light on it. It is often made from the inner bark of holly or from the juice of the banyan tree. –v.t. to smear or catch with or as if with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird — [OE] Bird is something of a mystery word. It was not the ordinary Old English word for ‘feathered flying animal’; that was fowl. In Old English, bird meant specifically ‘young bird, nestling’. It did not begin to replace fowl as the general term… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • bird — [OE] Bird is something of a mystery word. It was not the ordinary Old English word for ‘feathered flying animal’; that was fowl. In Old English, bird meant specifically ‘young bird, nestling’. It did not begin to replace fowl as the general term… …   Word origins

  • bird —  1. Young woman. Girl friend.  2. Person. Thus a funny, queer bird, etc. A strange person.  3. do bird Serve a prison sentence, bird lime Time spent in prison.  4. get (give) the bird Receive (express) the dissatisfaction of an unappreciative… …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Bird's eye chili — For a similar variety of Capsicum frutescens better known as peri peri, see African birdseye. Several Bird s eye chilis on a shrub Bird s Eye Heat …   Wikipedia

  • lime — 1. n. & v. n. 1 (in full quicklime) a white caustic alkaline substance (calcium oxide) obtained by heating limestone and used for making mortar or as a fertilizer or bleach etc. 2 = BIRDLIME. v.tr. 1 treat (wood, skins, land, etc.) with lime. 2… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lime — lime1 noun 1》 quicklime, slaked lime, or any salt or alkali containing calcium. 2》 archaic birdlime. verb 1》 treat with lime. 2》 archaic catch (a bird) with birdlime. Derivatives limy adjective Origin OE līm, of Gmc origin; related to loam …   English new terms dictionary

  • Lime-speck Pug — Taxobox name = Lime speck Pug image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Geometridae genus = Eupithecia species = E. centaureata binomial = Eupithecia centaureata binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bird's lime — the time …   Dictionary of Australian slang