Definition of Gossamers
1. gossamer [n] - See also: gossamer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gossamers
Literary usage of Gossamers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."