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sprin·kle

 (sprĭng′kəl)
v. sprin·kled, sprin·kling, sprin·kles
v.tr.
1. To scatter in drops or particles: sprinkled sugar on the cereal.
2. To scatter drops or particles on: sprinkled the buns with flour.
3. To intersperse with something as if by scattering: sprinkled his speech with quotations.
4. To distribute or intersperse at random: sprinkled jokes throughout the speech.
v.intr.
1. To scatter something in drops or particles.
2. To fall or rain in small or infrequent drops.
n.
1. The act of sprinkling.
2. A light rainfall.
3. A small amount; a sprinkling.
4. sprinkles Small particles of candy sprinkled on ice cream as a topping.

[Middle English sprenklen, perhaps of Middle Dutch or Middle Low German origin.]
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Noun1.sprinkles - bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice creamsprinkles - bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream
chocolate candy - candy made with chocolate