of the Week
word or phrase to add to your army.
Gossamer (goss-a-mer) is a fine material that is created by many intricate spiderwebs. It is often seen in trees or stretched between plants, as in the photo above on the left. Gossamer is also used to describe any material, natural or man-made, that is lightweight, fine, delicate, and almost see-through. The mosquito above on the right could be described as having gossamer wings. Many fabrics, such as those used for wedding veils or as an overlay on wedding dresses, are also said to be gossamer.
I am Becky Lyn Rickman. I am a writer because I love words almost as much as I love the people in my life. I want to fill the world with magnificent words and then jump in and splash around in them. I live with Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy, my cats, but the only words they really love are "meat" and "gravy."