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
Now their modern descendants, the cobweb spiders, dangle sticky threads below, wait until insects walk by and get snagged, and reel their unlucky victims in.
The German pocket battleship Graf Spee, scuttled after its defeat in the Battle of Scapa Flow, collects dust and cobwebs on my dresser.
No more dark and dingy walls at all sort of strange angles, all covered in dust and cobwebs.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
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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