2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Spangle \Span"gle\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Spangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spangling}.] To set or sprinkle with, or as with, spangles; to adorn with small, distinct, brilliant bodies; as, a spangled breastplate. --Donne.

What stars do spangle heaven with such beauty? --Shak.

{Spangled coquette} (Zool.), a tropical humming bird ({Lophornis reginae}). See {Coquette}, 2.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: covered with beads or jewels or sequins [syn: {beady}, {gemmed}, {jeweled}, {jewelled}, {sequined}, {spangled}, {spangly}]

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