cobweb

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  • Everything beyond his own poor standing common-places was cobwebs to him, poor fellow. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
  • If I clear all the cobwebs away, I still can see the right. Cited from The Wings of Icarus, by Laurence Alma Tadema
  • Perhaps some good hard work will brush the cobwebs out of my brain. Cited from A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • After a time the mere boy began to see cobwebs just in front of his nose. Cited from Maggie, Girl of the Steets, by Stephen Crane
  • He passed his hand across his eyes as though brushing away cobwebs. Cited from O Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919, by Various
  • Just to take a little run in the upper regions, and clear some of the cobwebs out of my head. Cited from Tom Swift in Captivity, by Victor Appleton
  • He will find out then where the power is, and a great many cobwebs will be blown away. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • It may drive some of the cobwebs out of my brain. Cited from Tom Swift & his War Tank, by Victor Appleton
  • Early the next morning, they woke up and saw the tree covered with cobwebs.
  • The cobweb model is a simple supply and demand model for a good over t periods.
  • Get out of the way with your cobwebs, wash your windows, I say! Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 72, October, 1863, by Various
  • She has a good right to blow the cobwebs from your windows, for she was sent to do it. Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald #0
  • She had never thought of there being cobwebs up there. Cited from Pointed Roofs (Pilgrimage 1), Dorothy Richardson
  • Do you see what looks like a cobweb, coming down to each man from the spindles? Cited from Works, V1, by Lucian of Samosata
  • The cobwebs have all been swept clear from my brain, and Robert is himself again. Cited from Jack Winters' Gridiron Chums, by Mark Overton
  • She follows some singing and arrives at the cobweb house, where she finds the military wife.
  • Even quite conspicuous objects, such as cobwebs, may be held up in the air under such conditions. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 595, May 28, 1887, by Various
  • The nest was a beautiful little cup made of fine grass and cobwebs. Cited from The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1, by Allan O. Hume
  • If I could brush the cobwebs from my eyes, What could I see? Cited from Some Broken Twigs, by Clara M. Beede
  • Laws are like cobwebs, where the small flies are caught, and the great break through. Cited from De La Salle Fifth Reader, by Brothers of the Christian Schools
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Meaning of cobweb

  • noun A fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider
  • noun Filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
  • noun A dense elaborate spider web that is more efficient than the orb web