glue


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glue \Glue\ (gl[=u]), n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from
   gluere to draw together. Cf. Gluten.]
   A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a
   jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated
   with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a
   cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to
   other adhesive or viscous substances.
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   Bee glue. See under Bee.

   Fish glue, a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins
      and bladders; isinglass.

   Glue plant (Bot.), a fucoid seaweed (Gloiopeltis tenax).
      

   Liquid glue, a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid or
      alcohol.

   Marine glue, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with
      shellac, used in shipbuilding.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glue \Glue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glued; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Gluing.] [F. gluer. See Glue, n.]
   To join with glue or a viscous substance; to cause to stick
   or hold fast, as if with glue; to fix or fasten.
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         This cold, congealed blood
         That glues my lips, and will not let me speak. --Shak.
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