Definition of cobweb
- a cobweb of law and politics
Dirt and cobwebs filled the corners of the room.
The barn is filled with cobwebs.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: the threads of old spider webs that are found in areas that have not been cleaned for a long time
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