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Spangle

Span´gle
n.1.A small plate or boss of shining metal; something brilliant used as an ornament, especially when stitched on the dress.
2.Figuratively, any little thing that sparkless.
Oak spangle
See under Oak.
v. t.1.To set or sprinkle with, or as with, spangles; to adorn with small, distinct, brilliant bodies; as, a spangled breastplate.
[imp. & p. p. Spangled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Spangling .]
What stars do spangle heaven with such beauty?
- Shak.
Spangled coquette
(Zool.) a tropical humming bird (Lophornis reginæ). See Coquette, 2.
v. i.1.To show brilliant spots or points; to glisten; to glitter.
Noun1.spangle - adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
Synonyms: diamante, sequin
Verb1.spangle - glitter as if covered with spangles
2.spangle - decorate with spangles; "the star-spangled banner"
Synonyms: bespangle
adorn, band, bar, bead, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, blink, blinking, blotch, check, checker, coruscate, coruscation, dapple, decorate, diamond, dot, engrave, feather, figure, filigree, firefly, flag, flake, fleck, flounce, flower, freckle, garland, gem, gleam, glimmer, glimmering, glisk, glisten, glister, glitter, glittering, glowworm, harlequin, illuminate, iris, jewel, maculate, marble, marbleize, motley, mottle, ornament, paint, pepper, plume, polychrome, polychromize, rainbow, ribbon, scintilla, scintillate, scintillation, shimmer, shimmering, spark, sparkle, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, sprinkle, stigmatize, stipple, streak, striate, stripe, stroboscopic light, stud, tattoo, tessellate, tinsel, trim, twinkle, twinkling, variegate, vein, wreathe
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