Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Spar"kle (?), n. [Dim. of spark.]
1. A little spark; a scintillation.
As fire is wont to quicken and go
From a sparkle sprungen amiss,
Till a city brent up is.
The shock was sufficiently strong to strike out some sparkles of his fiery temper.
2. Brilliancy; luster; as, the sparkle of a diamond.
Spar"kle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sparkled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sparkling (?).] [See Sparkle, n., Spark of fire.]
1. To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
A mantelet upon his shoulder hanging
Bretful of rubies red, as fire sparkling.
2. To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
I see bright honor sparkle through your eyes.
3. To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
Syn. -- To shine; glisten; scintillate; radiate; coruscate; glitter; twinkle.
Spar"kle, v. t. To emit in the form or likeness of sparks. Did sparkle forth great light."
Spar"kle, v. t. [Cf. Sparble.]
1. To disperse. [Obs.]
The Landgrave hath sparkled his army without any further enterprise.
2. To scatter on or over. [Obs.]