Definition of Birdlimes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of birdlime) ¹



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Definition of Birdlimes

1. birdlime [v] - See also: birdlime

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birdlimes

birdish
birdishly
birdishness
birdkeeper
birdkeepers
birdkeeping
birdless
birdlessness
birdlet
birdlets
birdlife
birdlike
birdlikeness
birdlime
birdlimed
birdlimes (current term)
birdliming
birdling
birdlings
birdlore
birdly
birdman
birdmen
birdnest
birdnesting
birdproof
birds
birds-of-paradise
birds of a feather

Literary usage of Birdlimes

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1. Nugæ Antiquæ: Being a Miscellaneous Collection of Original Papers, in Prose by John Harington (1804)
"... 'snaring birdlimes made of misletoe; Nor trust their flocks to shelter neath its side ; It drops chill venom on our ewes, they cry, And subtle serpent ..."

2. Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date by Thomas Evans (1810)
"With much despight they aim its overthrow, And sorry jests its wonted gifts deride, How snaring birdlimes made of misletoe, Nor trust their flocks to ..."

3. In Lands Afar: A Second Series of Mission Stories of Many Lands : a Book for by Elnathan Ellsworth Strong (1897)
"... bunch of birdlimes. "Come on, Ahmed ! " shouted one of them, " the birds are thick in the fields to-day. We shall catch a lot. ..."

4. The Wars of David and the Peaceable Reign of Solomon: Symbolizing the Times by Jane Lead (1816)
"... for that quencheth the seal .of love, and birdlimes the wings of faith, which is also a twisting cord to bind down its eagle body: but it is able to ..."

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