Definition of Bespangled

1. Verb. (past of bespangle) ¹



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Definition of Bespangled

1. bespangle [v] - See also: bespangle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bespangled

besotted
besottedly
besottedness
besotten
besotting
besottingly
besought
besoul
besouled
besouling
besouls
besour
besow
bespake
bespangle
bespangled (current term)
bespangles
bespangling
besparkled
bespat
bespate
bespatter
bespattered
bespattering
bespatters
bespattle
bespawl
bespawled
bespawling
bespawls

Literary usage of Bespangled

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"... occasionally represented by a mountain god, a city by a goddess with a mural crown, night by a female figure with a torch and star-bespangled robe, &c. ..."

2. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1851)
"Our beds and borders are now bespangled o'er wilh the varied and beautiful tints of opening flowers. The pits and greenhouses offer the garden their ..."

3. Hebrew Lyrics by Hans Busk (1861)
"... whose drowsy head Beneath self-sheltering And light and downy wing, Lay slumb'ring 5n their pearl-bespangled bed, Shall I not join their matin lay ? ..."

4. First [-fifth] Report of Progress of the Geological Survey of Missouri by George Clinton Swallow, Abram Litton, Frederick Hawn, Benjamin Franklin Shumard (1855)
"Geodes set with crystals of calcareous spar, bespangled with small crystals of ... Geodes set with silicious crystals, bespangled with crystals of galena. ..."

5. The English Governess in Egypt: Harem Life in Egypt and Constantinople by Emmeline Lott (1867)
"The gilt-iron bedstead was surmounted with gilded knobs, as also the foot and head plates. The musquito curtains were of fine crimson silk, gauze bespangled ..."

6. Outlines of Astronomy by John Frederick William Herschel (1849)
"There is always, therefore (he would justly argue), a star-bespangled canopy over his head, by day as well as by night, only that the glare of daylight ..."

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