Why are spiders webs called cobwebs?

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The word originated in the 13th century as coppeweb from the old English coppe meaning spider.
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It's an old English term. it was called Coppeweb originally. Coppe, spider and coppe was head. It was short for the original term attercoppe. Ator was poison and coppe was head. Coppe
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The Middle English word coppe, meaning spider, is the original source of the word cob in cobweb. Whether it has a spider in it or not, or is covered with dust or not has nothing at
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Anancestor is "coppe," which meant simply "spider." Over the
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