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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 loss of vegetation also increased the petrels' exposure to the sticky seeds of the birdlime
tree, a plant that grows on islands up and down Australia's east coast.
314-15, on birdlime
, limed soul, and echoes of Psalm 51:7 and Isaiah
and vitriol, that's what big herons are made of.
A solution proposed by the Foreign Secretary, Lord Palmerston, that birdlime
should be put on the branches of the trees was equally impracticable: the sparrows had left the trees for the iron girders.
We boiled it till the Monday, and it turned into an adhesive stronger than birdlime
, and entangled us both.
Groups like Friends of Limesticks claim that birdlime
is a traditional method of hunting, and several politicians from Larnaca and Famagusta districts protect hunters' interests.