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- noun Plural form of
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Great quantities of bird-lime are brought to us out of Turky, and from Damascus, which some conceive to be made of _sebestens_, finding sometimes the kernels: This lime is of a greener colour, subject to frosts, and impatient of wet, nor will last above a year or two good:
Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees John Evelyn 1663
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