n. small metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
Each spangle on her dress sparkled in the glare of the stage lights.
Sentence in Classic:
The fields are black and ploughed, and they lie like a great fan before us, with their furrows gathered in some hand beyond the sky, spreading forth from that hand, opening wide apart as they come toward us, like black pleats that sparkle with thin, green spangles.
George Dorset, glittering in serpentine spangles, drew Percy Gryce in her wake to a confidential nook beneath the gallery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The afternoon was drawing to an end, and here and there a lighted pane spangled the cold gray dusk and made the snow look whiter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
Then her friend the bird flew out of the tree, and brought a gold and silver dress for her, and slippers of spangled silk; and she put them on, and followed her sisters to the feast.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context