- a cobweb of law and politics
Examples of cobweb in a Sentence
Dirt and cobwebs filled the corners of the room.
The barn is filled with cobwebs.
Recent Examples of cobweb from the Web
An overhead cobweb of ultra-high-voltage power lines connects the power stations to the city’s voracious aluminum smelters.
The grinning jack-o'-lanterns say their goodbyes, the cobwebs get brushed away, and the skeletons return to their coffins.
The Rose City Rollers league boasts 17 teams and programs that will shake those winter cobwebs right off.
On Sunday, the Ducks shook those cobwebs out with a 13-2 run early in the second that propelled them to their first conference win of the season.
Giant spiders and cobwebs swung from the columns of the South Portico.
The swamp may or may not be drained, but the White House is now strewn with spiders, bats and cobwebs.
Between getting your fake cobwebs to stick on the door properly and finding enough red food coloring to make a blood tub, planning a Halloween party can be quite difficult.
Laurence Griffiths/GettyImages Forwards Who's Hot Harry Kane - With four goals in his last two games, Kane has certainly shaken off those early season cobwebs and will surely be among the goals against Swansea on Saturday.
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Origin and Etymology of cobweb
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
COBWEB Defined for English Language Learners
: the threads of old spider webs that are found in areas that have not been cleaned for a long time
COBWEB Defined for Kids
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