What does the word cobweb mean?

Usage examples for cobweb

  1. He was facing the speaker, and though very little light sifted through the cobweb- covered window high over their heads, he realized that what there was fell on his features, and he was not sure of his features, or of what effect their expression might have on the other man. – Three Thousand Dollars by Anna Katharine Green
  2. The plain, honest, common sense of the country swept away their cobweb theories, and they are gone. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir