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  • It was formerly supposed that this custom was peculiar to a single species, which was called the "gossamer" spider from the fact that the floating webs, when brought to the earth by rain or intercepted by bushes and trees, coat the foliage or grass with a sheeting of gossamer-like silk; but the habit is now known to be practised by the newly-hatched young of a great variety of species belonging to several distinct families.
  • Gossamer silk, Come visions of distant times, When boys of very tender age Marched forth to distant climes.
  • Gossamer strand of saliva in the corner of your mouth.
  • Gossamer threads.
  • Gossamer touch and drew out a performance that will remain with all who saw it for a long time.

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