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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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The lightly- raced gelding was having his first run for five months and that should have blown away the cobwebs ahead of tomorrow's race,in which he is sure to be tough to beat.
That was his first run following a short break and it should have blown away the cobwebs. If the forecast rain arrives he has a decent chance of finishing in the first four.
Topspeed Dave Edwards Rosy Dawn (4.40 Folkestone) Earned a lifetime best on the clock when successful over today's course and distance last August, always a positive pointer, and last week's encouraging Kempton third should have blown away the cobwebs.
A pipe-opener on the all-weather at Wolverhampton earlier this week will have blown away the cobwebs.