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cobwebby

cobwebby

adjective cob·web·by \-ˌwe-bē\
cob·web·bi·ercob·web·bi·est

Definition of COBWEBBY

1
:  filled or covered with cobwebs <a cobwebby barn>
2
:  gossamer <cobwebby lace>
3
:  musty, well-worn <a cobwebby plot device> <cobwebby quaintness>

Examples of COBWEBBY

  1. <wore a gown of cobwebby georgette>
  2. <cobwebby bits of cracker-barrel philosophy that were stale even 200 years ago>

First Known Use of COBWEBBY

1854

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