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glue (n.)

"viscous adhesive substance," early 13c., from Old French glu "glue, birdlime" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *glutis or Late Latin glutem (nominative glus) "glue," from Latin gluten "glue, beeswax," from PIE *gleit- "to glue, paste" (source also of Lithuanian glitus "sticky," glitas "mucus;" Old English cliða "plaster"), from root *glei- "clay," also forming words with a sense of "to stick together" (see clay). Formerly also glew. In reference to glue from boiled animal hoofs and hides, c. 1400. Glue-sniffing attested from 1963.

glue (v.)

"join or fasten with glue," late 14c., from Old French gluer, gluier "smear with glue; join together," from glu "glue, birdlime" (see glue (n.)). Related: Glued; gluing.

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Definitions of glue from WordNet
1
glue (v.)
join or attach with or as if with glue;
Synonyms: paste
glue (v.)
be fixed as if by glue;
His eyes were glued on her
2
glue (n.)
cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive;
Synonyms: gum / mucilage
From wordnet.princeton.edu