Starting off by brushing down the staging I found a spider big enough to start school and we stood eyeing each other up wondering who was going to give in - easy, me, and I went to get the feather duster from the house but thankfully he'd disappeared into one of the dark cobwebby
corners by the time I got back.
Even as a form of entertainment, though, mysteries--whether traditional detective yarns or noir-type thrillers--are frequently dismissed by the cognoscenti as a creaky, cobwebby
doctrine, the council acknowledged that other denominations and religions also offered "sanctification" and "truth.
with the apron she always wears and her horrible goiter-might come out and catch him retrieving the ball and, after giving him a good shaking, pen him into their cellar, among the cobwebby
shelves of sealed fruit staring out and the skeletons of other caught children.
But Gross pokes into (agreeably) cobwebby
nooks and crannies that even the long tendrils of Google cannot reach--at least not yet.
As Williams, Vidler sounds distractingly raspy, as though the maimed cop really shouldn't be spending so much time in a dusty, cobwebby
So take another look at that dingy, cobwebby
, dark cavern filled with old bicycles and a lawnmower.
Gomez - superbly played by John Astin - was a sinister lawyer who kept a pet octopus named Aristotle, Carolyn Jones as wife Morticia favouring cobwebby
black dresses, an alarmingly chalk-white face while cultivating man-eating plants.
Oxford permitted me (in fact, even encouraged me) to skulk around further in the dusty and cobwebby
comers of the OED and other dictionaries, and More Weird and Wonderful Words has just been published (Oxford, 2003, hardcover, 0-19-517057-1, $16.
Capsules with valves not cobwebby
on edges (or fruit noncapsular) (0); loculicidal capsules with valves cobwebby
on edges (1) (a) This character was recorded from older stems.
Alas, a candle-lit night spent peering into cobwebby
old cellars and crawling through tunnels produced nothing scarier than a couple of spiders and a mouse.
Turning and fumbling among a pile of dusty cardboard arrow boxes stacked in a cobwebby
basement corner, I randomly withdraw and open one.