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GOSSAMER

[noun]

1. a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather; a piece of a spider’s web.

2. a thread or a web of this substance.

3. an extremely delicate variety of gauze, used especially for veils.

4. any thin, light fabric.

5. something extremely light, flimsy, or delicate.

[adjective]

6. sheer, light, delicate, or tenuous; of or like gossamer; thin and light.

Etymology: Middle English gosesomer.

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