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Spangle

spangle
To set or sprinkle with, or as with, spangles; to adorn with small, distinct, brilliant bodies; as, a spangled breastplate.
(Science: zoology) What stars do spangle heaven with such beauty? (Shak) Spangled coquette, a tropical humming bird (Lophornis reginae). See Coquette.
Origin: Spangled; Spangling.


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