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- adj. Covered with cobwebs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abounding in cobwebs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Covered with cobwebs.
- In botany, covered with loose, white, tangled, slender hairs, resembling the web of a spider.
There may have been some initial exculpatory talk about cobwebbed values – collateral damage from a career-long walling-up within the dungeon of football – but this evaporated with the first airing of the phrase "Would you smash it?"
The same goes for James Whale's Frankenstein (1931), which, in any case, doesn't hold a cobwebbed candelabrum to Mel Brooks's classic Young Frankenstein (1974).
So we sit like global sport's great harrumphing, cobwebbed mother-in-law, glowering with assumed entitlement, craving only a sense of triumphant, spoiling vindication.
For thousands more questions and answers take a trip through the cobwebbed corridors of the Knowledge archive"This week Danish tennis world No1 Caroline Wozniacki – a Liverpool fan as I – warmed up in her Liverpool shirt before beating Nadia Petrova in Doha," writes Mikkel Andreas Beck.
She prefers to live in the cobwebbed corners of her dark mind writing paranormal romance with a Steampunk twist.
Beneath the allegedly young idealism of Occupy Wall Street are very cobwebbed assumptions about societal permanence.
But to Anjali and the other bright-eyed "freshers" in Bangalore, the house is an absurd, cobwebbed relic.
Archie Comics and DC Comics -- the last two publishers said to still carry the cobwebbed Comics Code Authority Seal of Approval -- will no longer bear the CCA's badge of McCarthy-era fear, hysteria and grand overreaction.
He remembered first learning to master the tessellated squares alone in his basement, a cobwebbed series of spider nests along the ceiling, the static sheen of a computer screen backlighting their wiry, clockwise movement.
He vaguely remembered first learning to master the tessellated squares alone in his basement, a cobwebbed series of spider nests along the ceiling, the static sheen of a computer screen backlighting their wiry, clockwise movement.