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  • adj. Resembling a spider web


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  • What with the green (albeit pale) and the delicate patterns of the wings – all interlaced, spider-webby tracery – I think this alien may be of the Irish variety.

    The Bug on the Glass « Unknowing

  • Jim Hodges is now in his mid-50s, but it seems like only yesterday it was the late 1980s that he burst on the scene as a maker of lyrical, spider-webby curtains of thin chains and jewels.

    Feats of Rock, Paint & Clay

  • So I tried making this, and it was a fiasco- my homemade cookies turned into a spider-webby looking puddle in the oven- not sure what I did.

    icebox cake | smitten kitchen

  • Alex returned all the tea implements to the silver tray, even the spider-webby napkin from her lap.

    Best Kept Secrets

  • She's changed to an afternoon costume, sort of an old blue effect with not a frill or a ruffle in sight but with everything toned in, from the spider-webby hat to the suede slippers.

    Torchy and Vee

  • Answer: Kelly Quinn and Darbie O’Brien in a dark, dusty, spider-webby attic on their last day of summer vacation.

    Just Add Magic

  • They showed him all the wonders of the wood under the tree-stumps, the bushes, the dry leaves -- little wood-sprites with rustling little voices, with spider-webby hair, straight ones and hunchbacked ones; little old men of the wood; the shadow-sprites and little companion spirits; bantering little sprites in green coats, midnight ones and daylight ones, grey ones and black ones; little jokers-pokers with shaggy little paws; fabulous birds and animals -- everything that is not to be seen in the gloomy, everyday, earthly world.

    The Created Legend


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