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Middle English glu from Old French from Late Latin glūs glūt- from Latin glūten
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French glu (now ‘birdlime’), from Late Latin glus, glut-, from Latin gluten.
The principal trade is in cattle, cereals, fish, linen, pottery, glue and leather.
There are several large tobacco factories, flour mills, boot factories, sugar refineries, tanneries, tallow works, meat-preserving, glue and kerosene-oil factories and soap works.
The boots were working like sticky glue or magnets.
Though the animals have an oral siphon, they do not carry ovisacs like the siphonostomous copepods, but glue their eggs in rows to extraneous objects.
Rigid leathery leaves are fixed by means of glue, or, if they present too smooth a surface, by stitching at their edges.
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