Simple Definition of cobweb
: the threads of old spider webs that are found in areas that have not been cleaned for a long time
Examples of cobweb in a sentence
Dirt and cobwebs filled the corners of the room.
The barn is filled with cobwebs.
Origin of cobweb
Middle English coppeweb, from coppe spider (from Old English ātorcoppe) + web; akin to Middle Dutch coppe spider
First Known Use: 14th century
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