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Synonyms for cobweb

a fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider

filaments from a web that was spun by a spider


a dense elaborate spider web that is more efficient than the orb web

References in classic literature ?
"What do you think that is?" she asked me, again pointing with her stick; "that, where those cobwebs are?"
"On this day of the year, long before you were born, this heap of decay," stabbing with her crutched stick at the pile of cobwebs on the table but not touching it, "was brought here.
When the doctor's four guests heard him talk of his proposed experiment, they anticipated nothing more wonderful than the murder of a mouse in an air pump, or the examination of a cobweb by the microscope, or some similar nonsense, with which he was constantly in the habit of pestering his intimates.
There are the cobwebs on the ceiling, a bloated spider crawling in one: a worse monster is gloating over me: those dull eyes of his, and my own pistol-barrel, cover me in the lamp-light.
Here, then, was Nicholl, his gun on the ground, forgetful of danger, trying if possible to save the victim from its cobweb prison.
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.
Events seem to have enclosed us in a curious little cobweb. All the time we are struggling between the rankest primitivism and the most delicate intrigue.
You may often detect a yet smoother and darker water, separated from the rest as if by an invisible cobweb, boom of the water nymphs, resting on it.
The spiders, known formally as the Segestria florentina, sometimes have green fangs and weave cylindrical tubes of cobwebs in brickwork.
Toy Story 4 also features cobwebs--a lot of cobwebs. Jordan describes how one animator wrote a program simulating an A.I.
It was a clear ploy by Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo to exploit the space behind Mendy - and Walker is I'm still dusting cobwebs. getting the warmed Kyle essential in terms of combatting that.
It's "old" when what fills the mind are mental and emotional "cobwebs."
Halloween decorations popped up the work places of state prosecutors at the DOJ in Manila with the Grim Reaper, spiders and cobwebs, and bats in the hallway of the Board of Claims office, where victims of heinous crimes file compensation claims.
"The boys have trained well this week and we've blown the cobwebs away from last weekend," he said.