birdlime

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Synonyms for birdlime

a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds

spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

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The first part of the word, mistle ,was itself derived from mist, meaning glue or bird-lime.
We deem the substance and matter of the supposed relic to be an unctuous, coloured gum, which being in the glass appeared to be glistering red, partly resembling the colour of blood, and after we did take our part of the said matter out of the glass, then it was a yellow colour, like amber or base gold, and doth cleave to as gum or bird-lime.