cobweb

Part of speech: verb

To cover as with cobwebs.

Part of speech: noun

The network or fine thread spun by a spider.

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Usage examples "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", Anna Katharine Green.
  2. There was a good deal of cobweb in the construction. - "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
  3. 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", Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir.