Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Entry: spangle (n.)

In context: "They could feel the remains of the U.S.A. Sonora's Desert's heat rising past them into the clotted spangle of stars that were above them."

Definition:  b. transf. A star.

partially in the sense of

 a. A condensed particle reflecting light, as of hoar-frost, snow, or dew.


SNOOT score: 1 
Page: 375

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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