or spider's web
- the web that is spun by a spider, made of interlaced threads of viscous fluid that harden on exposure to air.
Origin of spider web
First recorded in 1525–35
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Examples from the Web for spider web
But, like Willie with the spider-web disc, he was completely puzzled.
To Willie the thing resembled nothing so much as a spider-web.
Attempting to enter it, she was at once entangled in the meshes of the spider-web.The Myths of the North American Indians
You remember that when I made your acquaintance, you said that you would like to be a spider-web.Children of the Soil
The spider-web itself, of course, was no reason for them to be alarmed.The Forgotten Planet