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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
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(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.
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"This tournament gives us a chance to blow away the cobwebs and experiment without risking vital league points.
"He's going to Punchestown to blow away the cobwebs."
We normally have a couple of challenge matches to blow away the cobwebs.
For those fed up with staring at a computer screen all day, a stint on the farm could be just the life change they need to blow away the cobwebs and really unwind." The idea could help serve both the desire for the career-weary to unwind and to boost the shrinking casual workforce in the countryside.
PEOPLE are being invited to blow away the cobwebs with a countryside walk this weekend.
Jackson said: "It's good to run the quickest, but generally I'm just very pleased to blow away the cobwebs in the opening rounds."
But winter's chilly grip failed to deter others who decided to blow away the cobwebs by heading for Redcar beach.
The players may follow straight on from a highly-charged Super 12 season and get at their weaker opponents from the off, or they may take a little while to blow away the cobwebs.
In an awesome display of firepower, Arsenal blitzed Wimbledon's Crazy Gang to blow away the cobwebs from last week's FA Cup semi-final heartbreak.
Walkers planning to blow away the cobwebs with a New Year stroll are warned of a woodland path closure.
With Kieren Fallon determined to regain the crown he was forced to concede after suffering a serious shoulder injury at Royal Ascot last June, Darley aims to blow away the cobwebs by riding on the all-weather circuit in the fortnight leading up to the turf campaign.
Home Office Minister George Howarth has said it is time to "blow away the cobwebs of British life" by modernising rules.