spider web

noun
the web that is spun by a spider, made of interlaced threads of viscous fluid that harden on exposure to air.
Also, spider's web.


Origin:
1525–35

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Example sentences
Critical thinking is, more or less, the other anchor of the spider web: the
  willowy stem of skepticism.
The light was perfect, only there was this gummed up old spider web on it with
  this and that stuck to it.
Some birds chirped and flew through some of the spider web-covered windows.
Amber-and an ancient spider web-trap an isolated prehistoric feather barb.
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