Cobwebbed
Cobwebbed Cob"webbed`, a. Abounding in cobwebs. ``The cobwebbed cottage.'' --Young. [1913 Webster]

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  • cobwebbed — [[t]kɒ̱bwebd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A cobwebbed surface is covered with cobwebs. There are tall, cobwebbed racks of musty clothing and piles of junk all over …   English dictionary

  • cobwebbed — cobweb ► NOUN ▪ a spider s web, especially an old or dusty one. DERIVATIVES cobwebbed adjective cobwebby adjective. ORIGIN originally coppeweb: from obsolete coppe «spider», from Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • cobwebbed — adjective see cobweb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cobwebbed — adjective Covered with cobwebs …   Wiktionary

  • cobwebbed — cob·webbed || kÉ‘bwebd / kÉ’b adj. resembling the web spun by a spider; covered with spider webs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cobwebbed — adjective : covered or filled with cobwebs …   Useful english dictionary

  • cobweb — /kob web /, n., v., cobwebbed, cobwebbing. n. 1. a web spun by a spider to entrap its prey. 2. a single thread spun by a spider. 3. something resembling a cobweb; anything finespun, flimsy, or insubstantial. 4. a network of plot or intrigue; an… …   Universalium

  • Assoil — As*soil , v. t. [Pref. ad + soil.] To soil; to stain. [Obs. or Poet.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] Ne er assoil my cobwebbed shield. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spidered — Spi dered, a. Infested by spiders; cobwebbed. Wolcott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobweb — noun Etymology: Middle English coppeweb, from coppe spider (from Old English ātorcoppe) + web; akin to Middle Dutch coppe spider Date: 14th century 1. a. the network spread by a spider ; spiderweb b. tangles of the silk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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