Definition of Gossamers

1. gossamer [n] - See also: gossamer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gossamers

gospelize
gospell
gospelled
gospeller
gospellers
gospelly
gospelmonger
gospelmongers
gospodar
gospodars
gosport
gosports
goss
gossamer
gossamerlike
gossamers (current term)
gossamery
gossan
gossaniferous
gossans
gossat
gosse
gossed
gosses
gossib
gossibs
gossing
gossip
gossip columnist
gossiped

Literary usage of Gossamers

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1. Letters of James Smetham by James Smetham (1892)
"... wide its cup To drink the sunbeams and the flashing dews, And gleaming gossamers sow the earth with light: So glad, 0 Lord, are all who think on Thee. ..."

2. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various by Thomas Keightley (1905)
"The sun had been some time above the mountains, and the hoar frost and the dew- drops on the gossamers* were glittering in the light, when Thady * At we ..."

3. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland by Thomas Crofton Croker (1828)
"gossamers, a word used in the opening, Johnson says, are the long white cobwebs ... The gossamers are the cobwebs which may be seen, particularly during a ..."

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