bespangle

  • 1 Bespangle — 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. [1913 Webster] The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops. Cowper. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 bespangle — index embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 bespangle — (v.) 1610s, from BE (Cf. be ) + SPANGLE (Cf. spangle). Related: Bespangled; bespangling …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 bespangle — spangle, *spot, spatter, sprinkle, mottle, fleck, stipple, marble, speckle Analogous words: *illuminate, illumine, lighten, light: glow, *blaze, flame: *flash, gleam, sparkle, scintillate, twinkle …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 bespangle — [bē spaŋ′gəl, bispaŋ′gəl] vt. bespangled, bespangling to cover with or as with spangles …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 bespangle — /bi spang geuhl/, v.t., bespangled, bespangling. to cover or adorn with or as if with spangles; make sparkle brilliantly: grass bespangled with dewdrops; poetry bespangled with vivid imagery. [1585 95; BE + SPANGLE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 bespangle — verb To cover something with spangles …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 bespangle — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 bespangle — v. adorn with spangles, cover with sparkly drops …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 bespangle — verb literary adorn with something that sparkles …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 bespangle — be·spangle …

    English syllables

  • 12 bespangle — /bəˈspæŋgəl/ (say buh spangguhl), /bi / (say bee ) verb (t) (bespangled, bespangling) to adorn with, or as with, spangles. {be + spangle} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 bespangle — v.tr. adorn with spangles …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Bespangled — Bespangle 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. [1913 Webster] The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops. Cowper.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Bespangling — Bespangle 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. [1913 Webster] The grass . . . is all bespangled with dewdrops. Cowper.… …

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  • 16 spot — n *place, position, location, situation, site, station Analogous words: *locality, district, neighborhood, vicinity: region, *area, tract, belt, zone: section, sector (see PART) spot vb Spot, spatter, sprinkle, mottle, fleck, stipple, marble,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 Jewel — Jew el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeweled}, or {Jewelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeweling}, or {Jewelling}.] To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels; to bejewel. [1913 Webster] The… …

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  • 18 Jeweled — Jewel Jew el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeweled}, or {Jewelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeweling}, or {Jewelling}.] To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels; to bejewel. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 19 Jeweling — Jewel Jew el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeweled}, or {Jewelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeweling}, or {Jewelling}.] To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels; to bejewel. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 20 Jewelled — Jewel Jew el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeweled}, or {Jewelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeweling}, or {Jewelling}.] To dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels; to bejewel. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English