2. A lover; a gallant; a beau.

(Spark), v. i. To sparkle. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Spark), v. i. To play the spark, beau, or lover.

A sure sign that his master was courting, or, as it is termed, sparking, within.
W. Irwing.

(Spark"er) n. A spark arrester.

(Spark"ful) a. Lively; brisk; gay. [Obs.] "Our sparkful youth." Camden.

(Spark"ish), a.

1. Like a spark; airy; gay. W. Walsh.

2. Showy; well-dresed; fine. L'Estrange.

(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." Spenser.

(Spar"kle), v. t. [Cf. Sparble.]

1. To disperse. [Obs.]

The Landgrave hath sparkled his army without any further enterprise.
State Papers.

2. To scatter on or over. [Obs.] Purchas.

(Spar"kler) n. One who scatters; esp., one who scatters money; an improvident person. [Obs.]

(Spar"kler), n. One who, or that which, sparkles.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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