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  • n  a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
  • v  spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

  • But Professor Lloyd breaks down their "trapping mechanisms" into six categories pitfalls, lobster pots, snares, flypaper or birdlime traps, steel traps and mousetraps.
  • 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.
  • 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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