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house spider

noun
  1. any largish dark spider of the genus Tegenaria that is common in houses, such as the cardinal spider
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  • The house-spider conceals itself in a cell, which is constructed below the web, and at a distance from it.

    The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10)

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