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en- +‎ glue: compare French engluer to smear with birdlime.


englue (third-person singular simple present englues, present participle engluing, simple past and past participle englued)

  1. To join or close fast together, as if with glue.
    a coffer well englued
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for englue in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)