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  • n. Plural form of cobwebbery.

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Examples

  • Sweep away thy constitutional, sentimental and other cobwebberies; look eye to eye, if thou still have any eye, in the face of this big burly William Bastard: thou wilt see a fellow of most flashing discernment, of most strong lionheart; -- in whom, as it were, within a frame of oak and iron, the gods have planted the soul of 'a man of genius! '

    Past and Present

  • When, across the hundredfold poor scepticisms, trivialisms, and constitutional cobwebberies of Dryasdust, you catch any glimpse of a William the Conqueror, a Tancred of Hauteville or such like, -- do you not discern veritably some rude outline of a true God-made King; whom not the Champion of England cased in tin, but all Nature and the Universe were calling to the throne?

    Past and Present

  • Sweep away thy constitutional, sentimental and other cobwebberies; look eye to eye, if thou still have any eye, in the face of this big burly William Bastard: thou wilt see a fellow of most flashing discernment, of most strong lion-heart; -- in whom, as it were, within a frame of oak and iron, the gods have planted the soul of 'a man of genius '!

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

  • When, across the hundredfold poor scepticisms, trivialisms, and constitutional cobwebberies of Dryasdust, you catch any glimpse of a

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

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