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Meaning of BESPANGLE

Pronunciation:  bi'spanggul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  dot or sprinkle with sparkling or glittering objects
  2. [v]  decorate with spangles
 

BESPANGLE is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: spangle
 
 See Also: adorn, beautify, decorate, disperse, dot, dust, embellish, grace, ornament, scatter, sprinkle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*span"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespangled}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Bespangling}.]
To adorn with spangles; to dot or sprinkle with something
brilliant or glittering.

      The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops.
                                               --Cowper.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: band, bar, bead, bejewel, beribbon, bespeckle, bespot, blotch, check, checker, dapple, diamond, dot, engrave, feather, figure, filigree, flag, flake, fleck, flounce, flower, freckle, garland, gem, glitter, harlequin, illuminate, iris, jewel, maculate, marble, marbleize, motley, mottle, paint, pepper, plume, polychrome, polychromize, rainbow, ribbon, spangle, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, sprinkle, stigmatize, stipple, streak, striate, stripe, stud, tattoo, tessellate, tinsel, variegate, vein, wreathe
 

 

 

 

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