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Word: spangle

Definition: small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation


Sentences Containing 'spangle'

below par; that I had cost his majesty above a million and a half of _sprugs_” (their greatest gold coin, about the bigness of a spangle) “and, upon the whole, that it would be advisable in the emperor to take the first fair occasion of dismissing me.” I am here obliged to vindicate the reputation of an excellent lady, who was an innocent sufferer upon my account.
I thought you a broken toy that had lasted its time; a worthless spangle that was tarnished, and thrown away.
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