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What is the meaning of the idiom 'sent to the glue factory'?

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2010-09-20 14:16:44

Basically it means something that's no longer any use. In past

times, old horses (nags) were slaughtered, and their carcases sent

to the glue factory, as that's all they were deemed good for.

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2020-03-03 11:39:27

Means that horses make the best glue

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