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