verb (used with object), span·gled, span·gling.
verb (used without object), span·gled, span·gling.
Origin of spangle
Related formsspan·gly, adjectiveun·span·gled, adjective
Examples from the Web for spangle
They smear a mark of red powder on the forehead or have a spangle there.
Presently their objective came into sight: a spangle of lights on the ground.Tam O' The Scoots|Edgar Wallace
The stars that spangle the ceilings of churches on a blue ground are usually of cast lead gilt.Leadwork|W. R. Lethaby
It seemes it is in fashion with you to sugar your papers with Carnation phrases, and spangle your speeches with new quodled words.The Simple Cobler of Aggawam in America|Theodore de la Guard
This metallic "spangle" varies a little in size and in shape, but not to any noteworthy extent (Plate 24, Fig. 2).The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series|Richard South