from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, resembling, or forming a net or web.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. net-like
- adj. Constructing or using a web, or net, to catch prey; said of certain spiders.
- adj. Armed with a net; hence, skilful at entangling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Netlike.
- adj. Constructing or using a web, or net, to catch prey; -- said of certain spiders.
- adj. Armed with a net; hence, skillful to entangle.
- n. Any spider which spins webs to catch its prey.
- n. A retiarius.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Spinning a web, as a spider; of or pertaining to the Retiariæ.
- Armed with a net; hence, skilful to entangle.
- n. Same as retiarius.
- n. A retiary spider; a member of the Retiariæ.
Let not the surpassing eloquence of Taylor dazzle you, nor his scholastic retiary versatility of logic illaqueate your good sense.