cobwebby
adjective (cobwebbier; -est) Date: 1854 1. filled or covered with cobwebs <
a cobwebby barn
>
2. gossamer <
cobwebby lace
>
3. musty, well-worn <
a cobwebby plot device
>
<
cobwebby quaintness
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cobwebby — adjective a) Having many cobwebs. b) Resembling a cobweb …   Wiktionary

  • cobwebby — adj. resembling the web spun by a spider; covered with spider webs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cobwebby — cob·web·by …   English syllables

  • cobwebby — adjective 1. so thin as to transmit light a hat with a diaphanous veil filmy wings of a moth gauzy clouds of dandelion down gossamer cobwebs sheer silk stockings transparent chiffon vaporous silks …   Useful english dictionary

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