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gossamer
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • When he withdrew it, some silvery substance came away, stretching from temple to wand like a thick gossamer strand, which broke as he pulled the wand away from it and fell gracefully into the Pensieve, where it swirled silvery-white, neither gas nor liquid.
  • From it, he withdrew silvery, gossamer-fine strands of thought clinging to the wand and deposited them into the basin.

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  • a fairy with gossamer wings
  • ...a parachute — a few gossamer yards grasping onto air and suspending below them, with invisible threads, a human life,
    Charles A. Lindbergh

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