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lime (2 usually fig.)
1. to cement 3H6 V. i. 84 “to lime the stones together.”
2. to catch with birdlime Ado III. i. 104 “She's l-d,” All'sW. III. v. 24, 3H6 V. vi. 13 “l-d in a bush,” Ham. III. iii. 68 “O l-d soul . . . struggling to be free,” Lucr. 88 “Birds never lim'”
3. to put lime into liquor Wiv. I. iii. 14 “Let me see thee froth and lime” (Qq1 2 “lyme”; Ff Q3 “liue”).
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