The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glue \Glue\ (gl[=u]), n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from
gluere to draw together. Cf. Gluten.]
A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a
jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated
with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a
cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to
other adhesive or viscous substances.
Bee glue. See under Bee.
Fish glue, a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins
and bladders; isinglass.
Glue plant (Bot.), a fucoid seaweed (Gloiopeltis tenax).
Liquid glue, a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid or
Marine glue, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with
shellac, used in shipbuilding.