cobweb


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cobweb

1. a web spun by certain spiders, esp those of the family Theridiidae, often found in the corners of disused rooms
2. a single thread of such a web

CobWeb

(1) A Web page that has not been updated in a long time.

(2) A Web page that is rarely downloaded because the references to it are obscure or the subject is simply uninteresting.
References in classic literature ?
Hearts confined by cobwebs would burst at last, and then Love was avenged.
It was a dim, old-fashioned chamber, festooned with cobwebs, and besprinkled with antique dust.
Has any one ever pinched into its pilulous smallness the cobweb of pre-matrimonial acquaintanceship?
It is over the wildest river, with mists and clouds always battling about it, and it is as delicate as a cobweb hanging in the sky.
But shortly afterwards he became entangled in the meshes of a cobweb and was eaten by a spider.
You think your power's infinite as your malice, And would do all your anger prompts you to; But you must wait occasions, and obey them: Sail in an egg-shell, make a straw your mast, A cobweb all your cloth, and pass unseen, Till you have 'scaped the rocks that are about you.
Here, then, was Nicholl, his gun on the ground, forgetful of danger, trying if possible to save the victim from its cobweb prison.
Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
The true doctrine of omnipresence is that God reappears with all his parts in every moss and cobweb.
Events seem to have enclosed us in a curious little cobweb.
I hope the aged soul has not caught her foot in some unlucky cobweb by the way.
Not a sound, not so much as a creaking board, or a stumble against a cobweb.