Origin of spiderweb
First recorded in 1890–95; v. use of spider web
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Examples from the Web for spiderweb
Solution also collects in cuticles and creases, creating a spiderweb effect if not barrier-creamed and/or daubed off.Spray-Tan Horror Stories
July 7, 2010
It was like looking at a spiderweb through a sheet of frosted glass.Occasion for Disaster
Gordon Randall Garrett
Most of the clothes had rotted away; and when you took hold of a rag, it tore with a touch, like spiderweb.Tom Sawyer Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The spiderweb of roads had faded from the plain, and the landing field was smooth and unmarked.The Legion of Lazarus
They were seated on brilliant butterflies which were harnessed to a spiderweb net.
Then the Rainbow Fairies slipped down from the butterflies and threw the silken strands of the spiderweb net over the bubble.
Word Origin and History for spiderweb
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper