from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bush smeared with lime.


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  • a fork of the fine twigs of a lime-bush, sometimes in a mangoe -, orange -, or apple-tree, occasionally suspended between three stout grass-stems, or even attached to a single stem of the huge grass from which the native pens are made.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1


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