birdlime birdlime

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
  2. (v) spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

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Usage(s):

  1. As a reaction against the sunny hues of impressionism, the cubists had often painted with what looked like birdlime and various fine shades of mud.
  2. Tables, people, pipes and wine bottles were all reduced to barely decipherable fragments, each seen from a different angle and painted in various shades of birdlime and mud.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /