Inviscate
Inviscate In*vis"cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inviscated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inviscating}.] [L. inviscatus, p. p. of inviscare to birdlime; pref. in- in + viscum, viscus, the mistletoe, birdlime.] To daub or catch with glue or birdlime; to entangle with glutinous matter. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Inviscated — Inviscate In*vis cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inviscated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inviscating}.] [L. inviscatus, p. p. of inviscare to birdlime; pref. in in + viscum, viscus, the mistletoe, birdlime.] To daub or catch with glue or birdlime; to entangle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inviscating — Inviscate In*vis cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inviscated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inviscating}.] [L. inviscatus, p. p. of inviscare to birdlime; pref. in in + viscum, viscus, the mistletoe, birdlime.] To daub or catch with glue or birdlime; to entangle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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